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Oysters and Fish

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Thomas J. Murrey


Would it not be beneficial, were the average American to substitute fish for the everlasting steak and chop of the breakfast-table?For the s…

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 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…

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…

Choice Cookery

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Catherine Owen


Choice cookery is not intended for households that have to study economy, except where economy is a relative term; where, perhaps, the house…

Cakes & Ale, A Dissertation on Banquets Interspersed with Various Recipes, More…

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Edward Spencer


A long time ago, an estimable lady fell at the feet of an habitual publisher, and prayed unto him:—“Give, oh! give me the subject of a book …

Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion

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Imogen Clark


In addition to being amusing, recipes written in a poetic form were easy to remember and used as learning tools for the young housekeeper. M…

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…

Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation

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Maria Parloa


Fruit is a favourite with many of us. But if you have fruit in your garden or collect it otherwise, you know that the season ends too soon. …

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': …

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…

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 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…

Ice Creams, Water Ices, Frozen Puddings

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Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer


This is a book of recipes for ice cream, water ice, and other refreshments for all occasions. Though it has become much easier for us to mak…

Food-Free at Last: How I Learned to Eat Air

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Dr. Robert Jones MD PhD DDS ODD


Food is a drug. Break the shackles of addiction and learn to eat air! In this detailed guide, Dr. Robert Jones, MD, PhD, DDS, ODD gives you …

The Whys of Cooking

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Janet McKenzie Hill


An entertaining yet informative look at the history of Crisco, its place in the "modern" kitchen, basic recipes and how to set up …

The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth

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H. G. Wells


Two stuffy English scientists, always looking to further their scientific knowledge, create a substance called Herakleophorbia, which in its…

Food Guide for War Service at Home

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Katherine Blunt


"The long war has brought hunger to Europe; some of her peoples stand constantly face to face with starvation. To meet all this great f…

Food Values

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Dr. Albert Philip Sy


A short pamphlet from WWI, a sequel of sorts to "Food Preparedness." It first describes basic nutrition and things to consider whe…

The Food of the Gods, and How It Came to Earth (version 2)

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H. G. Wells


Mr. Bensington and Professor Redwood have invented a substance that causes living things to grow - and grow - and grow! As their experiment…

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