Household Discoveries and Mrs Curtis's Cook Book 1909
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HOUSEHOLD DISCOVERIES AND MRS. CURTIS'S COOK BOOK -- 1909 Copyright. The seam on the front side of the spine is beginning to tear - see picture. The cover is black with gold lettering and design - the corners are a little worn - it has been used. There are 744 pages for the Household Discoveries and 280 pages for the Cook book.
HOUSEHOLD DISCOVERIES - An encyclopedia of practical recipes and processes is by Sidney Morse and published by Success Company. There is a page that advertises one cent a word for new household discoveries sent in to them. There are a couple of great chapters that give formulas for making cold cream, toilet powders, rouge, perfumes, hair washes hair dyes, etc. This book is a great read for folks trying to go 'green' or the mother nature type.
Mrs. Curtis's Cook Book - This book was for the eary 1900's woman that wished to learn how to cook. It covers ' wholesome, well-cooked food, in simpler living, and in household economy'. There is a chapter on STALE Bread use, CEREAL LEFT-OVERS, FISH LEFT-OVERS,FIRELESS COOKERY, FAVORITE DISHES IN FAMOUS HOMES (Mrs. Taft, Mrs Sherman, Governors and Senators), HOW TO ROAST A PIG, ETC. The Chicken and Dumplings sound great!
This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-23)
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