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