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Domestic economy; or, general recipe book


subjects: cookery, recipes,

  • 1. Domestic economy; or, general recipe book: containing a number of useful recipes, compiled from valuable private manuscripts and expensive works of eminent men.
    Edinburgh: printed by Robert Menzies   [c.1800]
    15 cm.   12 p.  
    GB:   ENLS*  

    1. This is a chapbook, containing household hints and recipes, including 'how to make spruce beer and instantaneous ginger beer'. At the end there is a notice for 'Carruth's vegetable corn plaster . . . prepared only by P. Carruth, Chiropedist [sic]'.