Add some broth, two carrots (chopped), a bay-leaf, and a chopped sausage or two.
Let him try, next time, some white vinegar in the water and a bay-leaf or two.
I always recommend it to my friends; I often add a bay-leaf to it, which varies the flavor.
bay-leaf and thyme, well pounded, may also be used, if liked.
A bay-leaf and soup vegetables in the water improve the flavor of cod and some other fish.
Put into a saucepan with a head of celery cut fine, a small onion, and a bay-leaf.
Prepare according to directions elsewhere given for Oyster Bouillon, cooking a chopped onion and a bay-leaf with the clams.
Season with salt and pepper, a bay-leaf, a pinch of celery seed, and add the sliced tongues.
Add two cupfuls of stock or hot water, and a bouquet of one sprig of parsley, one bay-leaf, and two cloves.
Cook sliced salsify in salted and acidulated water with a bit of onion and a bay-leaf and a sprig of parsley.