The complete house-keeper, and professed cook Calculated for the greater ease and assistance of ladies, house-keepers, cooks, &c. &c. Containing upwards of seven hundred practical and approved receipts, arranged under the following heads: I. Rules for marketing. II. Boiling, roasting, and broiling flesh, fish, and fowls; and for making soups and sauces of all kinds. III. Making made dishes of all sorts, puddings, pies, cakes, fritters, &c. IV. Pickling, preservaing, and making wines in the best manner and taste. V. Potting and collaring; aspikes in jellies; favoury cakes, blamonge, ice creams and other creams, whips, jellies, &c. VI. Bills of fare for every month in the year; with a correct list of every thing in season for every month; illustrated with two elegant copper-plates of a first and second course for a genteel [sic] table. A new edition, with considerable additions and improvements. By Mary Smith, late house-keeper to Sir Walter Blackett, bart. and formerly in the service of the Right Hon. Lord Anson, Sir Thomas Sebright, bart. and other families of distinction, as house-keeper and cook

Main Author: Smith, Mary
Format: eBook
Published: Newcastle Printed for S. Hodgson; and G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, London 1786, M.DCCLXXXVI. [1786]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N28279. - Reproduction of original from Trinity College Library Watkinson Collection
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (406p.,plates) 8°