Title: Encyclopedia of Mother's Advice [How to Cook Everything, Housekeeping Made Easy, Invalid Cooking & Care of the Sick, The Toilet and Health, A Thousand Facts of Every Day Use]
Author: A Thousand American Mothers [Edna Neil, et al. ]
Description: Red cloth boards with gold and black lettering. Faint wear to edges and corners; rear board shows minor soiling. Small spot of light blue color on fore-edge of text-block. A few pages have light spots of soiling, but interior is generally clean. Color plate portrait of President Garfield (who was assassinated in 1881); frontispiece with b/w portrait of President William McKinley's widow. 315, viii. pp. 7.5 x 5.25 inches.
Originally published in 1884 under the title The Every-Day Cook-Book & Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes. Additional material for this edition by Miss Edna Neil.
Contents: recipes and instructions for making Bread and Breakfast Dishes; Cakes; Drinks (raisin wine, raspberry vinegar, egg nog, elderberry syrup, etc.); Dessert and Tea Dishes, Fish; Ices, Ice Cream and Candy; Invalid Cookery (port wine jelly, flax seed lemonade, stewed rabbits in milk, etc.); Meats; Breakfast Dishes; Puddings; Pudding Sauces; Pastry; Preserves, Canned Fruits, Jelly; Preserved and Canned Fruits; Poultry, Game, etc. (fricasse of chicken, pigeon pie, etc.); Pork, Ham and Eggs; Soups; Sauces for Meats, etc; Salads, Pickles and Catsup (salmon salad, piccalilli, pickled plums, etc.); Vegetables. Includes a short section on cosmetics and about 65 pages with various guidance on household cleaning and maintenance (polish, cleaning, insects and vermin, first aid, children's education, dressmaking, packing away furs, the Quinine cure for drunkenness, dinner table fancies, ungraceful habits, etc.).
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: [Henry Neil]
Place: [Chicago, Ill.]
Keywords: cookbook, cook book, recipes, domestic science, 20th century, twentieth century,
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