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Early American Cookery: The Good Housekeeper
     

Early American Cookery: The Good Housekeeper

by Sarah Josepha Hale, Sarah J. Hale
 

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Engagingly written volume not only provided the mid-19th-century housekeeper with recipes for scores of nutritious dishes but also offered wide-ranging suggestions for frugal and intelligent household management. Includes advice on selecting and preparing foods, health tips, cleaning domestic accessories, dealing with hired help, and much more.

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Engagingly written volume not only provided the mid-19th-century housekeeper with recipes for scores of nutritious dishes but also offered wide-ranging suggestions for frugal and intelligent household management. Includes advice on selecting and preparing foods, health tips, cleaning domestic accessories, dealing with hired help, and much more.

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Hale was the editor of the 19th-century publication Godey Lady's Book, a forerunner of the modern "woman's magazine." This 1841 title offers recipes and advice on hosting dinners. Though the recipes might seem unhealthy by today's standardslots of butter and eggsHale lived to be 90!

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ISBN-13:
9780486292960
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/20/1996
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.31(d)

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