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The Book of Household Management

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Author: Isabella Beeton
Published: 1861
Language: English
Wordcount: 505,186 / 932 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 37
LoC Category: AG
Downloads: 11,638
Added to site: 2007.05.20
mnybks.net#: 17045
Genres: Reference, Cooking
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23. HAVING RISEN EARLY, as we have already advised (see 3), and having given due attention to the bath, and made a careful toilet, it will be well at once to see that the children have received their proper ablutions, and are in every way clean and comfortable. The first meal of the day, breakfast, will then be served, at which all the family should be punctually present, unless illness, or other circumstances, prevent.

24. AFTER BREAKFAST IS OVER, it will be well for the mistress to make a round of the kitchen and other offices, to see that all are in order, and that the morning's work has been properly performed by the various domestics. The orders for the day should then be given, and any questions which the domestics desire to ask, respecting their several departments, should be answered, and any special articles they may require, handed to them from the store-closet.

In those establishments where there is a housekeeper, it will not be so necessary for the mistress, personally, to perform the above-named duties.

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2010.04.17
Susannah
*****

Really helps you cook the cheaper cuts of meat. Definitely a muust have


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