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The housekeeper's book, comprising advice on the conduct of household affairs in general; and particular directions for the preservation of furniture, bedding, &c.; for the laying in and preserving of provisions; with a complete collection of receipts for economical domestic cookery. The whole carefully prepared for the use of American housekeepers

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The housekeeper's book, comprising advice on the conduct of household affairs in general; and particular directions for the preservation of furniture, bedding, &c.; for the laying in and preserving of provisions; with a complete collection of receipts for economical domestic cookery. The whole carefully prepared for the use of American housekeepers
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: William Marshall and Co., 1837
xvi, [13]-217 p. incl. front., illus. 18 cm.

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[Cover] The housekeeper's book: containing advice on the conduct of household affairs: with a complete collection of receipts for economical domestic cookery

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[Title page] The housekeeper's book, comprising advice on the conduct of household affairs in general; and particular directions for the preservation of furniture, bedding &c.; for the laying in and preserving of provisions; with a complete collection of receipts for economical domestic cookery

Preface

Contents, pp. [vii]-xvi

General observations on commencing housekeeping, pp. [13]-20

Household duties and operations, pp. 21-26

Servants, pp. 26-29

The kitchen, pp. 29-35

Boiling, pp. 35-38

Roasting, pp. 38-40

Broiling, pp. 40-42

Frying, pp. 42-43

Cooking of meat, pp. 43-62

Preservation of meat, pp. 62-65

Stews, pp. 65-67

Soups, pp. 67-73

Made dishes, pp. 74-78

Cooking of fish, pp. 78-85

Vegetables, pp. 86-97

Pickles, sauces, gravies, macaroni, omelet, oysters, &c., pp. 97-108

Coffee, shells, &c., pp. 108-111

Puddings, custards, &c., pp. 111-126

Pastry, cakes, &c., pp. 126-140

Making and baking of bread, pp. 141-147

Jellies, jams, &c., pp. 148-153

Preserves, pp. 154-159

Cookery for the sick, pp. 160-167

Cordials, pp. 167-171

Essences, p. 171

Flowers, pp. 172-176

Preservation of plate, pp. 176-178

Preservation of beds, carpets, &c., pp. 178-183

Washing, pp. 183-185

Miscellaneous receipts, pp. 185-200

Directions for jointing, trussing, and carving, pp. 201-217 ff.

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