The Chemistry of Cooking and Cleaning: A Manual for Housekeepers
Ellen Richards' 1882 ""The Chemistry of Cooking and Cleaning"" presents applied science in a simple fashion to the average reader. Through her work, householders can learn about the chemical processes behind common household matters such as the raising of bread, the process by which baking soda works, nutrition, and cleaning products.
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The Chemistry of Cooking and Cleaning: A Manual for House Keepers
Ellen Henrietta Richards
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