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  • The young lady's companion in cookery, and pastry, preserving, pickling, candying
  • Subjects: cookery, pastry, preserving, pickling, candying, gravies, soups, meat, cakes, jellies, fruit,

    • 1. The young lady's companion in cookery, and pastry, preserving, pickling, candying, &c. Containing the newest and best receipts for making all sorts of broths, gravies, soups, ragoo's [sic], hashes, &c. Dressing several sorts of meats, collering, potting, and making force-meats, &c. Also making of cakes, creams, jellies, . . . Likewise preserving and candying angelico, apples, cherries, . . .And A the best method of pickling melons, cucumbers, barberries, mushrooms, purflanne[sic], &c. [by a gentlewoman].
      London: printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch   1734
      17 cm.   204 p.   2 sh.  
      US:   DCLC   KMK   PBL  

      1. This is a printer's error for 'purslaine', a salad herb which was used as a vegetable or pickled as a condiment.
      2. The author fully described herself as 'a gentlewoman who formerly kept a boarding school'.
      3. Gents.Mag., vol. 4 (May 1734), p. 280, confirms that the price was 2 sh.

      Bitting, pp. 619-20; Oxford, pp. 64- 5

  • The young wifes guide
  • Subjects: household management, housewifery,

    • 1. The young wifes guide.
      [----]: printed for [----]   1764
      1 sh. 6 d.  

      1. The only known reference to this work is given in Lond.Mag. (Mar. 1764), p. 168. As the present compiler has not been able to locate a copy of this work, its suitability for inclusion has been judged by the title alone.


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