The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)
Cooking, Toilet and Household Recipes, Menus, Dinner-Giving, Table Etiquette, Care of the Sick, Health Suggestions, Facts Worth Knowing, Etc., Etc. The Whole Comprising a Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home
Fanny Lemira Gillette & Hugo Ziemann
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It is quite comprehensive with numerous household hints and tips in addition to hundreds of recipes. it has all of that - but also more. There are sections on carving, dyeing or coloring, French words in cooking, House-keepers' Time-Table, Management of State Dinners at the White House, and Food for the Sick.