New York: Dover Publishing, 1984. 48 pages.
This First American Cookbook is a facsimile of 'American Cookery', a 1796 publication by Amelia Simmons including the earliest American recipes, ranging from how to select fresh meat, making puddings and preserves, and cooking vegetables. It reveals the variety of food Colonial Americans enjoyed, along with their tastes, and their cooking and habits. The author worked as a domestic in Colonial America and gathered her cookery expertise first-hand. Authentic recipes for colonial favorites and a glossary for definitions of antiquated cooking terms. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! Reprint of 1958 Edition. Soft Cover. As New/No Jacket.
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