The Virginia Housewife: Or Methodical Cook: A Facsimile of an Authentic Early American Cookbook

by Mary Randolph

Paperback, 1993


Call number

Rare - American - Southern -- RAN

Call number

Rare - American - Southern -- RAN


Dover Publications (1993), Paperback, 208 pages


Charming guide, published in 1824, offers directions for making rabbit soup, beef steak pie, fried calf's feet, shoulder of mutton with celery sauce, leg of pork with pease pudding, pickled oysters, tansey pudding, plum cakes and other culinary treats. Also, household hints for cleaning silver, drying herbs, more.


Physical description

208 p.; 8.46 inches
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