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Peckham, Ann. The Complete English Cook; or, Prudent Housewife. Being a collection of the most general, yet least expensive receipts in every branch of cookery and good housewifery, with directions for roasting, boiling, stewing, ragoos, soups, sauces, fricassees, pies, tarts, puddings, cheese-cakes, custards, jellies, potting, candying, collaring, pickling, preserving, made wines, &c. Together with Directions for placing Dishes on Tables of Entertainment: and many other Things equally necessary. Thr whole made easy to the meanest Capacity, and far more useful to young Beginners than any Book of the Kind extant. By Ann Peckham, of Leeds, well known to have been for Forty Years one of the most noted Cookes in the Country of York. The Third Edition. To which is added, A Supplement, Containing Forty-Nine Receipts, never before printed.The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 1706, https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/1706. Accessed 2024-07-21.

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  author={Peckham,Ann},
  year={1775},
  title={The Complete English Cook; or, Prudent Housewife. Being a collection of the most general, yet least expensive receipts in every branch of cookery and good housewifery, with directions for roasting, boiling, stewing, ragoos, soups, sauces, fricassees, pies, tarts, puddings, cheese-cakes, custards, jellies, potting, candying, collaring, pickling, preserving, made wines, &c. Together with Directions for placing Dishes on Tables of Entertainment: and many other Things equally necessary. Thr whole made easy to the meanest Capacity, and far more useful to young Beginners than any Book of the Kind extant. By Ann Peckham, of Leeds, well known to have been for Forty Years one of the most noted Cookes in the Country of York. The Third Edition. To which is added, A Supplement, Containing Forty-Nine Receipts, never before printed.},
  publisher={Griffith Wright \& John Binns \& },
  address={Leeds},    }

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