The Virginia Housewife, Or, Methodical Cook: A Facsimile of an Authentic Early American Cookbook

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Courier Corporation, Nov 1, 1993 - Cooking - 188 pages
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Charming guide, published in 1824, offers directions for making rabbit soup, beef steak pie, fried calf's feet, shoulder of mutton with celery sauce, leg of pork with pease pudding, pickled oysters, tansey pudding, plum cakes and other culinary treats. Also, household hints for cleaning silver, drying herbs, more.
 

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And yet another Dover edition. This book was originally published in 1824. It is interesting as an example of an antebellum southern cookbook. Read full review

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Contents

SOUPS
13
BEEF
22
VEAL
34
LAMB
44
MUTTON
45
PORK
48
FISH
56
POULTRY c
69
VEGETABLES
95
PUDDINGS c
113
CAKES
130
COLD CREAMS
148
PRESERVES
154
PICKLING
161
CORDIALS c
170
Copyright

SAUCES
90

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

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