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The art of cookery, made plain and easy; which far exceeds any thing of the kind yet published. Containing, I. How to Roast and Boil to Perfection every Thing necessary to be sent up to Table. II. Of Made Dishes. III. How expensive a French Cook's Sauce is. IV. To make a Number of pretty little Dishes for a Supper or Side-Dish, and little Corner-Dishes for a great Table. V. To dress Fish. VI. Of Soups and Broths. Vii. Of Puddings. Viii. Of Pies. IX. For a Lent Dinner; a Number of good Dishes, which may be made use of at any other Time. X. Directions to prepare proper Food for the Sick. XI. For Captains of Ships; how to make all useful Dishes for a Voyage; and setting out a Table on board. XII. Of Hog's Puddings, Sausages, &c. XIII. To pot and make Hams. XIV. Of Pickling. XV. Of making Cakes, &c. XVI. Of Cheesecakes, Creams, Jellies, Whipt Syllabubs; &c. XVII. Of Made Wines, Brewing, French Bread, Muffins, &c. XVIII. Jarring Cherries and Preserves, &c. XIX. To make Anchovies, Vermicelli, Catchup, Vinegar, and to keep Artichokes, French Beans, &c. XX. Of Distilling. XXI. How to market; the Season of the Year for Butcher's Meat, Poultry, Fish, Herbs, Roots, & Fruit. XXII. A certain Cure for the Bite of a Mad Dog. XXIII. A Receipt to keep clear from Bugs. To which are added, one hundred and fifty new and useful receipts: also, the order of a bill of fare for each Month, in the Manner the Dishes are to be placed upon the Table, in the present Taste. And also, fifty receipts for different articles of perfumery. With a copious index. By Mrs. Glasse.

Glasse, Hannah, 1708-1770.
MDCCXCI. [1791]

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Dublin : printed for W. Gilbert, South-Great-George's-Street, MDCCXCI. [1791]

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xlvii,[1],473,[41]p. ; 12⁰.


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ESTC T163723

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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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