Item #05772 New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie. Eliza LESLIE.
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie
New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie

New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie

Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, 1854. Item #05772

Eliza Leslie's Cook Book
Reflecting the Cultural and Culinary Trends of Her Time

LESLIE, Eliza. New Receipts for Cooking by Miss Leslie. Comprising all the new and approved methods for preparing all kinds of Soups, Fish, Oysters, Terrapins, Turtle, Vegetables, Meats, Poultry, Game, Sauces, Pickles, Sweetmeats, Cakes, Confectionery, Puddings, Corn-Meal, Pies, Rice, Etc., with lists of articles in season suited to go together for breakfasts, dinners, and suppers; and many new receipts, and much useful and valuable information on all subjects whatever connected with general housewifery. Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, [1854].

Small octavo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches; 191 x 114 mm.). [1]-520, [32, advertisements] pp. Some light foxing throughout.

Mid nineteenth century sheep, smooth spine ruled in gilt, black calf label lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers with printed advertisements. Both joints cracked but inner hinges sound. A very good example.

A large number of these recipes are from the South, many of which were dictated by colored cooks.

Originally published under the title, The Lady's Receipt Book, (1847), and enlarged under the title Miss Leslie's Ladies' New Receipt Book in 1850.

Eliza Leslie (1787–1858) was an American author, known for her writings on various subjects, including cooking. She authored several popular cookbooks during the 19th century. Her contributions to the culinary and domestic literature of the 19th century made her a well-regarded figure. Her cookbooks were not only practical guides but also reflected the cultural and culinary trends of her time. New Receipts for Cooking is part of this tradition, providing insights into 19th-century American cooking practices.

Price: $450.00

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