Martha Washington's Booke of cookery and booke of sweetmeats : being a family manuscript, curiously copied by an unknown hand sometime in the seventeenth century, which was in her keeping from 1749, the time of her marriage to Daniel Custis, to 1799, at which time she gave it to Eleanor Parke Custis, her granddaughter, on the occasion of her marriage to Lawrence Lewis (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Martha Washington's Booke of cookery and booke of sweetmeats : being a family manuscript, curiously copied by an unknown hand sometime in the seventeenth century, which was in her keeping from 1749, the time of her marriage to Daniel Custis, to 1799, at which time she gave it to Eleanor Parke Custis, her granddaughter, on the occasion of her marriage to Lawrence Lewis

Author: Karen Hess
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1995, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A family cookbook with over five hundred recipes dating largely from Elizabethan and Jacobean times, the golden age of English cookery.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Martha Washington; Martha Washington
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hess
ISBN: 0231049315 9780231049313
OCLC Number: 34825443
Notes: Transcription of A booke of cookery and A booke of sweetmeats, a ms. owned by Martha Washington.
Originally published: 1981.
Description: ix, 518 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I Introduction to A Booke of Cookery The Index A Booke of Cookery Part II Introduction to A Book of Sweetmeats The Index A Booke of Sweetmeats Appendices 1. Manuscript History 2. Dating 3. Transcription Notes Bibliography Index
Other Titles: Booke of cookery
Booke of sweetmeats
Responsibility: transcribed by Karen Hess with historical notes and copious annotations.
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