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The Southern Gardener and Receipt Book: Containing Valuable Information, Original and Otherwise ... (1860) by Mary L. Edgeworth. Embedded viewer.
The Illustrated Strawberry Culturist... (1862) by Andrew S. Fuller. Embedded viewer.
Dr. Chase's Recipes; Or, Information for Everybody: An Invaluable Collection of About Eight Hundred Practical Recipes... (1864) by A.W. Chase. From the MSU collection.
The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-Cook And Baker (1864) by Eleanor Parkinson. From the MSU collection.
The Complete Cook. Plain and Practical Directions For Cooking and Housekeeping, With Upwards of Seven Hundred Receipts: Consisting of Directions for the Choice of Meat and Poultry...and With General Directions for Making Wines (1864) by J. M. Sanderson. From the MSU collection.
Mrs. Crowen's American Lady's Cookery Book (1866) by Mrs. T. J. Crowen. Embedded viewer.
Hand-book Of Practical Cookery, For Ladies And Professional Cooks. Containing The Whole Science And Art Of Preparing Human Food (c1867) by Pierre Blot. From the MSU collection.
The Market Assistant, Containing a Brief Description of Every Article of Human Food Sold in the Public Markets of the Cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn... (1867) by Thomas Farrington DeVoe. From the MSU collection.
The American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful, and Christian Homes (1869) by Catharine Esther Beecher. From the MSU collection.
Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers (1869) by Elizabeth E. Lea. From the MSU collection.
Jennie June's American Cookery Book: Containing Upwards Of Twelve Hundred Choice And Carefully Tested Receipts; Embracing All The Popular Dishes, And The Best Results Of Modern Science...Also, A Chapter For Invalids, For Infants, One On Jewish Cookery... (1870) by Jane Cunningham Croly. From the MSU collection.
The Appledore Cook Book: containing practical receipts for plain and rich cooking (1872) by Maria Parloa. Embedded viewer.
The Homekeeper: Containing Numerous Recipes for Cooking and Preparing Food... (1872) by S.D. Farrar. Embedded viewer.
The Cuisine: Containing Household Cooking Recipes... (1872) by "An Eminent Caterer" [French caterer/chef]. Published by Fox & Company. Interesting advertisements. Embedded viewer.
First Presbyterian Church, Dayton, Ohio. Presbyterian Cook Book (1873) Compiled By The Ladies Of The First Presbyterian Church, Dayton, Ohio. From the MSU collection.
Common Sense In The Household: A Manual Of Practical Housewifery (1873) by Marion Harland [Pseud.]. From the MSU collection.
Common Sense In The Household: A Manual Of Practical Housewifery (1874) by Marion Harland. Embedded viewer.
Breakfast, Luncheon And Tea (1875) by Marion Harland [Pseud.]. From the MSU collection.
Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving. A Treatise Containing Practical Instructions in Cooking; in the Combination and Serving of Dishes; and in the Fashionable Modes of Entertaining at Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (1876) by Mary F. Henderson. From the MSU collection.
Buckeye Cookery, and Practical Housekeeping: Compiled from Original Recipes (1877) by Estelle Woods Wilcox. From the MSU collection.
Six Little Cooks, or, Aunt Jane's Cooking Class (1877) by E. S. (Elizabeth Stansbury) Kirkland. Embedded viewer.
Every Day Meals: being economic and wholesome recipes for breakfast, luncheon, and supper (1877) by Mary Hooper. Embedded viewer.
The Dinner Year-book (1878) by Marion Harland. Embedded viewer.
Housekeeping In Old Virginia/Containing Contributions From Two Hundred And Fifty Ladies In Virginia And Her Sister States...(1878) by Marion Fontaine Cabell Tyree. From the MSU collection.
Food and Home Cookery: A Course of Instruction in Practical Cookery and Cleaning, for Children... (1879) by Catherine M. Buckton. Embedded viewer.
First Principles of Household Management and Cookery: A Text-book for Schools and Families (1879) by Maria Parloa. Embedded viewer.