The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary

Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Adapted to the Use of Private Families

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Author: Mary Eaton
Published: 1823
Language: English
Wordcount: 341,670 / 909 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 21.2
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 3,853
Added to site: 2009.06.10
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Genre: Cooking

ALSO A VARIETY OFORIGINAL AND VALUABLE INFORMATION.RELATIVE TOBAKING,BREWING,CARVING,CLEANING,COLLARING,CURING,ECONOMY OF BEES,---- OF A DAIRY,ECONOMY OF POULTRY,FAMILY MEDICINE,GARDENING,HOME-MADE WINES,PICKLING,POTTING,PRESERVING,RULES OF HEALTH,AND EVERY OTHER SUBJECT CONNECTED WITHDOMESTIC ECONOMY.

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very loaf of bread, which when returned will shew the number to be paid for, as tallies may be altered, unless one is kept by each party. Those who are served with brewer's beer, or any other articles not paid for weekly or on delivery, should keep a book for entering the dates: which will not only serve to prevent overcharges, but will show the whole year's consumption at one view. `Poole's complete Housekeeper's Account book,' is very well adapted to this purpose.

An inventory of furniture, linen, and china, should be kept, and the things examined by it twice a year, or oftener if there be a change of servants; into each of whose care the articles are to be entrusted, with a list, the same as is done with plate. Tickets of parchment with the family name, numbered, and specifying what bed it belongs to, should be sewed on each feather bed, bolster, pillow, and blanket. Knives, forks, and house cloths are often deficient: these accidents might be obviated, if an article at the head of every list requir

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