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The universal cook, and city and country housekeeper. Containing all the various branches of cookery: the different methods of dressing Butchers Meat, Poultry, Game, and Fish; and of preparing gravies, cullices, soups, and broths; to dress roots and vegetables, and to prepare Little elegant Dishes for Suppers or light Repasts: to make all sorts of pies, puddings, pancakes, and fritters; cakes, puffs, and biscuits; cheesecakes, tarts, and custards; creams and jams; blanc mange, flummery, elegant ornaments, jellies, and syllabubs. The various Articles in candying, drying, preserving, and pickling. The preparation of hams, tongues, bacon, &c. Directions for trussing poultry, carving, and marketing. The making and management of Made Wines, Cordial Waters, and Malt Liquors. Together with Directions for Baking Bread, the Management of Poultry and the Dairy, and the Kitchen and Fruit Garden; with a Catalogue of the various Articles in Season in the different Months of the Year. Besides a Variety of useful and interesting tables. The Whole Embellished with The Heads of the Authors, Bills of Fare for every Month in the Year, and proper Subjects for the Improvement of the Art of Carving, elegantly engraved on fourteen Copper-Plates. By Francis Collingwood, and John Woollams, Principal cooks at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand. Late from the London Tavern.

Collingwood, Francis.
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London : printed by R. Noble, for J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, No. 12, Ave-Maria-Lane, 1792.

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[28],451,[1]p.,plates ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T50471

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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