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Food Preparedness

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Dr. Albert Philip Sy


A short pamphlet from WWI, first describing basic nutrition, then discussing what foods may be substituted during food shortages without los…

The Stag Cook Book

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Carroll Mac Sheridan


This book is dedicated to "that great host of bachelors and benedicts alike who have at one time or another tried to 'cook something': …

The Book of Household Management

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Mrs. Isabella Beeton


"Mrs. Beeton's" is a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. Published in 1861, it was an immediate best…

A Handbook of Fish Cookery

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Lucy H. Yates


This is a very practical book concerning the cooking of fish. The author does not limit herself simply to recipes, but also adds sound advic…

Billy in Bunbury

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Royal Baking Powder Company


This 1924 poem/recipe book, designed as promotional material for the Royal Baking Powder Company, is set in the Oz community of Bunbury. Lit…

Joe Tilden's Recipes for Epicures

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Joe Tilden


Major Joseph Tilden was in his time one of the most famous Bohemians and epicureans of the Pacific Coast. Ever since his death his many frie…

The Little Tea Book

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Arthur Gray


After all, tea is the drink! Domestically and socially it is the beverage of the world. There may be those who will come forward with their …

The Ideal Bartender

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Tom Bullock


The book was written by Tom Bullock, a well-known bartender at the St. Louis Country Club. His skills as a bartender were so remarkable that…

Dr. Allinson's cookery book

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Thomas Richard Allinson


This is a cookbook promoting vegetarian recipes. The author of the book, Dr. Thomas Allinson, had strong views about health issues - he prom…

Marion Harland's Cookery for Beginners

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Marion Harland


With this book, Marion Harland presents the reader and listener with "A Series of Familiar Lessons for Young Housekeepers". Housek…

Chocolate: or, An Indian Drinke

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Antonio Colmenero De Ledesma


The Author sings the praises of Chocolate. "By the wise and Moderate use whereof, Health is preserved, Sicknesse Diverted, and Cured, …

Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties

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Janet McKenzie Hill and Janet Mckenzie Hill


There is positive need of more widespread knowledge of the principles of cookery. Few women know how to cook an egg or boil a potato properl…

A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl

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Caroline French Benton


Join Margaret, a little girl who really wants to learn how to properly cook and bake everything from seafood to cake, as she sets out to mak…

Culture and Cooking; Or, Art in the Kitchen

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Catherine Owen


This is not a cookery book. It makes no attempt to replace a good one; it is rather an effort to fill up the gap between you and your househ…

The Experienced English Housekeeper

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Elizabeth Raffald


'Cut a large old hare in small pieces, and put it in a mug with three blades of mace, a little salt, two large onions, one red herring, six …

Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery

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Arthur Gay Payne


This is a little cookbook of vegetarian recipes, which were only slowly gaining popularity in England at the time of its publication in 1891…

A Guide to Modern Cookery (Le Guide Culinaire) Part I: Fundamental Elements

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Auguste Escoffier


Le Guide Culinaire can be regarded as the ‘Bible’ of modern cooking. It was Escoffier's attempt to codify and streamline the French restaura…

Six Cups of Coffee

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Various


It is not much to say that nine-tenths of that decoction which passes under the name of coffee, is unworthy to be so called, and that many p…

No Animal Food and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes

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Rupert H. Wheldon


Though little is known about its author, this is considered the first vegan cookbook ever written. At the time of its composition, the Veget…

The American Housewife

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Anonymous


This cookbook and reference guide leads the American Housewife through how to make everything from Meat to Common Drinks, as well as helpful…

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