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dispensation. This was a permit bought from the local priest of the Roman Catholic Church in order to eat animal products such as dairy goods on strict religious fasts and during Lent but it was not issued to grant the consumption of meat in the Middle Ages as it was in later centuries. The poor could not afford dispensations. [ES: Carroll-Mann. Guisados 2-art. Jun 6, 01:100:ftn 62; and Nola/Iranzo.1982:168]
ANOTHER MODERN POTTAGE FROM NOLA'S xxxii-4 OTRO POTAJE MODERNO
1 bunch of chard
2 c vegetable broth
1/3 c olive oil
1 garlic clove
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Wash the leaves and discard the stems. Chop the leaves. Put it in boiling broth for 5 minutes.
Peel the onion and garlic clove. Chop the onion and mash the garlic. Gently fry in oil until the onion is translucent. Add both to the chard.
Grate the cheese and add it to the chard. Mix well saving a little for garnish.
Serve in bowls and each with a little cheese sprinkled on top. Nola adds this is good for Lent, if one has a despensation.