148 • pearls around the neck
This is a recipe found in Jean Stevens’ cookbook. Jean Stevens is from Texas and declared: “A Gourmet
is an intelligent glutton.”
This recipe is the last one of her book.
Recipe for HOLY WATER
Fill a large saucepan with tap or rain water.
Place on a burner, high, till it comes to a boil.
Let boil until the devil has evaporated.
Author: Jean Stevens, Texas, USA, 1990
Illustration: Catherine Beeckman