The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy: Which Far Exceeds Any Thing of the Kind Yet Published Front Cover · Hannah Glasse. W. Strahan, J. and F. The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War. How to market. How to roast and broil and fry. Gravies, sauces. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page

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Strahan and 25 others, I found the Art of Cookery a delight to read and a must for anyone who studies the colonial period from a woman who lived it.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Some wording is a little ccookery to interpretation but it does transport glasss back in time just reading it, even if you don’t use it as a cookbook. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Showing of 28 reviews. It was rumoured for decades that despite the byline it was the work of a man, Samuel Johnson being quoted by James Boswell as observing at the publisher Charles Dilly ‘s house that “Women can spin very well; but they cannot make a good book of cookery.

Even if you do not plan on using any of the recipes and insights found in the cookeru it will make for interesting reading as a way of looking how our ancestors lived their daily lives. Set up a giveaway.


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Apr 03, Elizabeth Scheller Williams rated it it was amazing. Barnes and Noble link: The only thing missing for a 5-star review is a glossary to define the antiquated cooking terms. Susan Gill rated it really liked it May 12, Its the Google scanned version, and the first page averaged about 4 scanning errors per sentence.

It was the dominant reference for home cooks in much of the English-speaking world during its original publication run, and it is still available in somewhat limited quantity and used as a reference by those doing food research and historical reconstruction.

Hannah GlasseMrs Glasse No preview available – Clokery I recommend this book to others? As to being able to use this cookbook in modern cooking: Glasse concludes one chapter ‘You must do just as you like it’. What appreciation I have for the women back then!

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The book sold extremely well in the Colonies of North America. Glasse explains in her note “To the Reader” that she has written simply, “for my Intention is to instruct the lower Sort”, giving the example of larding a chicken: It’s a cookbook so it’s not hhannah you can’t put it down but a great resource. Printed for the author, In addition, the first page of the main text is signed in ink by the author.


The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War.

COVER the bottom of your dish or bowl with Naples biscuits broke in pieces, mackeroons broke in halves, and ratafia cakes. The art of cookery, made plain and easy to the understanding of every housekeeper, cook, and servant. It was interesting to look through the recipes to see what ingredients they had and how they cooked things. The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War. Johnson and 23 others, Compared to other cookery books of similar age, ‘The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy’ is extremely well written, and extremely thorough.

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I love to collect and read cookery books and this has got to be one of the more unusual and interesting ones that I have read. I got home and, being the impatient sort, immediately downloaded the Kindle version.

The Art Of Cookery

My attention was definitely caught up in the historical content and the way of living that would have been experienced during the time of Ms. To make a trifle.

It is a great historical tool of the times and can be enjoyed just for that purpose.