ID 4139
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First Name Mary
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Compiler The house-Keeper's pocket-book, and compleat family cook: containing above twelve hundred curious and uncommon receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Preserving, Pickling, Candying, Collaring, &c. With Plain and easy Instructions 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 sixth 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 own physician: A Collection of the most appro[priate] Receipts for the Cure of most Disorders incident to Human bod[ies] Carefully compiled by Mary Morris. 1757
Compiler 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 ot 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 own physician: a collection of the most approved receipts for the cure of most disorders incident to human bodies. Carefully compiled by Mary Morris. 1764

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