The lady's companion

Publication Date1743
Remainderor, an infallible guide to the fair sex. Containing, observations for their conduct thro' all ages and circumstances of life: in which are comprised all parts of good housewifry, particularly rules, and above two thousand different receipts in every kind of cookery. I. Making all sorts of soops and sauces. II. Dressing flesh, fish, and fowl; this last illustrated with cuts, shewing how every fowl, &c. is to be truss'd for the spit. III. Making 100 different sorts of puddings. IV. The whole art of pastry, in making pies, tarts, &c. V. Receipts for pickling, collaring, potting, &c. VI. For preserving, making creams, jellies, and all manner of confectionary. Vii. Rules and directions for setting out dinners, suppers, and grand entertainments. To which is added, several bills of fare for every month in the year, and the shapes of pies, tarts, and pasties. With instructions for marketing. Also receipts for making the choicest cordials for the closet: brewing beers, ales, &c. Making all sorts of English wines, cyder, mum, mead, metheglin, vinegar, verjuice, catchup, &c. Some fine perfumes, pomatums, cosmeticks, and other beautifiers. With 300 valuable receipts in physick. ...
Extent2v., plates
Publisherprinted for T. Read, in Dogwell-Court, White-Fryers, Fleet-Street



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