The British jewel

Publication Date1785
Remainderor complete housewife's best companion. Containing I. A Number of the most uncommon and useful Reciues in Cockery, with the Manner of trusing Poultry, Rabbits, Hares, &c. illustrated with curious Cuts, shewing how each is to be trussed. II. The best and most fashionable Recipe for all Manner of Pastry, Pickling, &c. with some general Rules to be observed therein; with a Cut, and proper Directions how to lay a Table for four different Courses, in the present Taste, by the Author, and others. III. Directions for making all Sorts of English Wines, Shrub, Vinegar, Verjuice, Catchup, Sauces, Soups, Jellies, &c. IV. A Table to cast up Expences by the Day, Week, Month, or Year. V. Every Man his own Physician; a valuable Collection of the most approved Recipes for the Cure of most Disorders incident to Man or Woman, by the most eminent Physicians in all Europe. VI. The Manner of preparing the Elixir of Life, Turlington's Balsam, Friar's Balsam, the Court of Ladies Black Sticking Plaister, Lip-Salve, Lady York's Recipt to preserve from the Small-Pox, or Plague, &c the Royal Patent Snuff for the Head and Eyes; Dr. Braken's Powder for the Teeth, a Secret for the Cure of the Tooth-Ach, a speedy Method to destroy Watts or Corns. &c. Vii. Directions for destroying Rats, Mice, Bugs, Fleas, &c. &c. &c. And a choice variety of useful family recipes: Together With A Method of restoring to Life, People apparently drowned; or in any other Manner suffocated. Also the complete farrier, Being the Method of buying, selling, managing, &c. and of the diseases incident to Horses, with their Cures. To which is added, the royal gardener, or monthly calendar. With the particular Months when River Fish Spawn, and are most in Season; and the best Method of Brewing
Publisherprinted and sold by T. Sabine, No. 81, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street




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