The house-Keeper's pocket-book and compleat family cook: containing about twelve hundred curious and uncommon receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Preserving, Pickling, Candying, Collaring, &c. With Plain and easy Instruction for Preparing and Dressing every Thing suitable for an Elegant Entertainment, from Two Dishes to Five or Ten, &c. and Directions for ranging them in their proper Order. Also a copious and useful Bill of Fare, of all Manner of Provisions in Season, for every Month in the Year; so that no Person need be at a Loss to provide an agreeable Variety, at a moderate Expence. Together with Directions for making all Sorts of Wine, Mead, Cyder, Shrub, &c. and Distilling Strong-Waters, &c. after the most approved Methods: For Brewing Ale and Small-Beer in a cleanly, frugal Manner: And for Managing and Breeding Poultry to Advantage. Likewise several useful Family Receipts for taking out Stains, preserving Furniture, cleaning Plate, taking Iron-Moulds out of Linen, &c. As also easy Tables, of Sums ready cast up, from one Farthing to one Pound, for the Use of those not conversant in Arithmetic: And Tables shewing the Interest of Money from 3, 3 1/2, 4, and 5 per Cent, from one Day to a Year. The Whole is so contrived as to contain as much as any Book of double the Price; and the Excellency of the Receipts renders it the most useful Book of the Kind. By Mrs. Sarah Harrison, of Devonshire. The eighth edition, revised and corrected. To which are now added several modern receipts, by very good Judges of the separate Articles, particularly to dress Turtle, &c. Also, Every one their ow physician: A Collection of the most approved Receipts for the Cure of most Disorders incident to Human Bodies. Carefully compiled by Mary Morris

Main Author: Harrison, Sarah
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for C. and R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun on Ludgate-Hill 1764, M.DCC.LXIV. [1764]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:'Every one their own physician .. ' has separate register and pagination. - English Short Title Catalog, T90919. - Price from imprint: price 2s. 6d. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With an index
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],215,[25],36,[8]p) 12°