("The Settlement" Cook-Book, 1903)
6 milk herring,
2 medium sized sour apples, chopped fine,
1 large onion, sliced,
1 tablespoon sugar,
A few pepper corns,
1/2 oz. chopped almonds,
4 bay leaves,
1 1/2 cups vinegar.
Soak herring in cold water twelve hours.
Clean well, bone and drain.
Reserve the milk glands, mash them well, mix, and strain with sugar and vinegar.
Place in jar in layers, herring, chopped apples, sliced onions, almonds, pepper, bay leaves, and pour on the vinegar to cover.
Cover jar arid keep in a cool, dry place.
Almonds and apples may be omitted.