The lady's companion [electronic resource] : containing upwards of three thousand different receipts in every kind of cookery : and those the best and most fashionable, being four times the quantity of any book of this sort. I., Making near two hundred different sorts of soops, pottages, broths,sauces, cullises, &c. after the French, Italian, Dutch, and English way, also making cake soop for the pocket. II., Dressing flesh, fish, and fowl, this last illustrated with cuts, shewing how every fowl is to be truss'd. III., Directions for making ragoos and fricaseys. IV., Directions for dressing all manner of kitchen garden stuff, &c. V., Making two hundred different sorts of puddings, florendines, tanzeys, &c. which are four times the number to be met with in any other book of this kind. VI., The whole art of pastry, in making upwards of two hundred pies, (with the shapes of them engraven on copper-plates) tarts, pasties, custards, cheese-cakes, yorkshire muffins, &c. Vii., Receipts for all manner of pickling, potting, collaring, &c. Viii., For preserving, making creams, jellies, and all manner of confectionary, with particular receipts for making orgeat and blanc manger. IX., Rules and directions for setting out dinners, suppers, and grand entertainments : to which is added, bills of fare for every month in the year, also directions for brewing beers, ales, &c. making all sorts of English wines, cyder, mum, metheglin, vinegar, verjuice, catchup, &c., with the receipts of Mrs. Stephens for the stone, Dr. Mead for the bite of a mad dog, the recipe, sent from Ireland, for the gout, Sir Hans Sloane's receipt for sore eyes, and the receipt for making tar water.
- 6th ed., with large additions.
- London : J. Hodges and R. Baldwin, 1753.
- Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Women: Transnational Networks.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Women: Transnational Networks
1 online resource (2 v.) : illustrations
- Cooking, English -- Early works to 1800.
- First published in 1737 as 'The whole duty of a woman'.
Reproduction of the original from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Harvard University.
- Local notes:
- Harvard College Library bequest of Mrs. Chester N. Greenough, September 20, 1926.
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- Restricted for use by site license.
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