Miss Leslie's Complete Cookery: Directions for Cookery, in Its Various Branches
Eliza Leslie is best known for this work, originally published in 1837, which was the most popular cookbook in America at the time, selling at least 150,000 copies. Her simple, yet comprehesive approach to cooking gave her book appeal across socio-economic classes, making her recipes popular with both urban and rural families. This version, published in 1853, is the cook book's forty-nineth edition.
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