The Virginia House-wife

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 1824 - Cooking - 370 pages
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First published in 1825, The Virginia House-Wife was the most influential cookbook in nineteenth-century America. Considered the ultimate how-to cookbook, it rivals some of the currently popular cookbooks with its commonsense knowledge and advice which remains practical to this day.

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The most important American cookbokk of the 19th century and this 1984 Univ of SC Press edition with historical notes by Karen Hess the finest edition. This reviewer is a culinary historian and I use this book practically every day in my work. By

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About the author (1824)

Randolph earned her law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.

Hess was hailed by Newsweek as "the best American cook in Paris.

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