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Mrs. Hill S New Cook Book
     

Mrs. Hill S New Cook Book

by Annabella P. Hill
 

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This classic of post–Civil War Southern cooking, designed to aid well-to-do women forced into their kitchens for the first time with the end of slavery, is a charming example of education in the domestic arts in the late 19th century. In her stern but helpful manner, ANNABELLA P. HILL (1810–1878) guides her fellow homemakers—and those today seeking a

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This classic of post–Civil War Southern cooking, designed to aid well-to-do women forced into their kitchens for the first time with the end of slavery, is a charming example of education in the domestic arts in the late 19th century. In her stern but helpful manner, ANNABELLA P. HILL (1810–1878) guides her fellow homemakers—and those today seeking a soupçon of old-style Southern elegance—in lessons on how to:

• pickle shrimps
• prepare mutton to imitate venison
• bake a pig
• make liver pudding
• make barbecue sauce
• make succotash
• tenderize tough meat
• make Irish potato yeast
• preserve figs
• make molasses candy
• and much more.

With further instruction on other housekeeping chores, such as soapmaking and the preparation of medicines, this is an enlightening peek into the mundane chores of a bygone age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605201627
Publisher:
Cosimo
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.96(d)

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