Cooking & Food

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…

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 V…

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…

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 Italian Cook Book

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Maria Gentile


One of the beneficial results of the Great War has been the teaching of thrift to the American housewife. For patriotic reasons and for reas…

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…

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…

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 …

Brewing

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Alfred Chaston Chapman


Great as is the debt of gratitude which the brewing industry owes to the labours of scientific men, it has been more than repaid by the imme…

365 Foreign Dishes

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Unknown


Starters, main courses and desserts from around the world, one dish for every day of the year. From Turkey to China, from India to England, …

Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes

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Maria Parloa


A selection of chocolate recipes which were produced for Walter Baker & Co, the oldest producer of chocolate in the United States. Adve…

Cocoa and Chocolate

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Arthur William Knapp


As that heavenly bit of chocolate melts in our mouths, we give little thought as to where it came from, the arduous work that went in to its…

When Mother Lets Us Cook

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Constance Johnson


A book of simple receipts for little folk with important cooking rules in rhyme together with handy lists of the materials and utensils need…

The Complete Book of Cheese

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Bob Brown


Bob Brown, after living thirty years in as many foreign lands and enjoying countless national cheeses at the source, returned to New York an…

Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers

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Elizabeth E. Lea


The compiler of [this book] having entered early in life upon a train of duties, was frequently embarrassed by her ignorance of domestic aff…

How to Cook Fish

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Myrtle Reed


Olive Green is the pseudonym for the prolific late 19th Century/early 20th Century author, Myrtle Reed. She wrote over thirty-three books an…

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…

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…

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…

American Cookery

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Amelia Simmons


American Cookery, by Amelia Simmons, was the first known cookbook written by an American, published in 1796. Until this time, the cookbooks …

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