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The Compleat Housewife
Cookbooks

The Compleat Housewife a popular cookbook by Eliza Smith

The Compleat Housewife – Introduction The Compleat Housewife by Eliza Smith was first published in England in 1727 and went on to become one of the most enduring cookbooks on both sides of the Atlantic. Because this is the first review we have posted on an 18th Century cookbook (the […]

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
Cookbooks

Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management – Introduction Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management was, and still is, an historic publishing phenomenon. When Mrs Beeton was writing her books, the notions of household management and good cooking were inextricably linked. In fact she saw good and organised cooking as a […]

Eliza Acton - Modern Cookery
Cookbooks

Modern Cookery for Private Families by Eliza Acton

Eliza Acton, the 19th century British cookbook author, wrote the classic Modern Cookery for Private Families and codified recipes with quantities and cooking times.