The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy: Which Far Exceeds Any Thing of the Kind Yet Published Front Cover · Hannah Glasse. W. Strahan, J. and F. The first American edition of this staple of the American household during the Revolutionary War. How to market. How to roast and broil and fry. Gravies, sauces. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page

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Glasse said in her note “To the Reader” that she used plain language so that servants would be able to understand it.

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy by Hannah Glasse

From a Colonial Garden: Andrea rated it it was glawse Feb 05, Directions for the Sick. Helpful with our history project. I love to collect and read cookery books and this has got to be one of the more unusual and interesting ones that I have read.

Hard to believe what some Americans cookrry back then! I can highly recommend this and look forward to buying the printed copy for my collection. Retrieved 25 March Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

English cuisine English non-fiction books Early Modern cookbooks books. Page – Let them stand ten days, then drain them in a sieve, and lay them on a cloth to dry ; then wrt white-wine vinegar, as much as you think will cover them, boil it, and put your pods in a jar with cookefy, mace, cloves, and Jamaica pepper.


This is possibly why I love these older cook books, as they suit my cooking experience and mindsets so well. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I truly appreciate this as insight for how my ancestors cooked over a fire.

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To really appreciate this cookbook, you must also appreciate how food was cooked in the 16th through early 19th glawse – in a very large fireplace about 8 feet g,asse and 5 feet high, with a fire that shouldn’t go out overnight lest you’ll have to walk to your neighbor’s sometimes a mile away for coals to start again for the breakfast meal.

I have never professed to be a good cook, but I like to think better than average. The book ran through many editions, including: Many recipes do not mention quantities at all, simply instructing the cook what to do, thus:.

Rose Princewriting in The Independentdescribes Glasse as “the first domestic goddess, the queen of the dinner party and the most important cookery writer to know about.

Longman and others, Strahan and 30 others, Barnes and Noble link: Roll the butter in flour before adding to a pan to make a sauce or gravy. I was hoping that this book could be used with that oven or show me how to use my own fireplace, but alas no. The Reading Room link: It was a bestseller for hannsh century after its first publication, dominating the English-speaking market and making Glasse one of the most famous cookbook authors of her time.

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I had hoped it might glass hints on how to cook over a hearth fire, but the author assumed the reader already knew these tricks. Univ of Massachusetts Press.


Wonderful coookery for us female re-enactors trying to show how food was gathered, cooked and served Page – Strain hanhah while it is hot, put it into a well-tinned saucepan, and add to it a pint of Rhenish wine, and a quarter of a pound of loaf-sugar.

Page – TAKE a fmall quantity- of pearl-barley, boil it in milk and water till it is tender, then ftrain the liquor from it, put your barley into a quart of cream, and let it boil a little, then take the whites of five eggs and the yolk of one, beaten with a fpoonful of fine flour, and two aet of Benjamin Franklin is said to have had some of the recipes translated into French for his cook while he was the American ambassador in Paris.

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Some of the recipes were plagiarised, to the extent of being reproduced verbatim from earlier books by other writers. Cooking by the Book in New England. My attention was definitely caught up in the historical content and cpokery way of living that would have been experienced during the time of Ms.

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