The farmer's wife or complete country housewife. Containing full and ample directions for the breeding and management of turkies, Fowls, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, &c. Instructions for fattening hogs, pickling of Pork, and curing of Bacon. How to make Sausages, Hogs-Puddings, &c. Full Instructions for making Wines from various Kinds of English Fruits, and from Smyrna Raisins. The Method of making Cyder, Perry, Mead, Mum, Cherry-Brandy, &c. Directions respecting the Dairy, containing the best Way of making Butter, and likewise Gloucestershire, Cheshire, Stilton, Sage, and Cream Cheese, &c. How to pickle common English Fruits and Vegetables, with other useful Receipts for the Farmer's Wife and Country House-Keeper. Full Instructions how to brew Beer and Ale, of all the various Kinds made in this Kingdom. Ample Directions respecting the Management of Bees, with an Account of the Use of Honey. To which is added the art of breeding and managing song birds in General: Likewise a Variety of receipts in Cookery, And other Particulars well worthy the Attention of Women of all Ranks residing in the Country.

Title
The farmer's wife [electronic resource] : or complete country housewife. Containing full and ample directions for the breeding and management of turkies, Fowls, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, &c. Instructions for fattening hogs, pickling of Pork, and curing of Bacon. How to make Sausages, Hogs-Puddings, &c. Full Instructions for making Wines from various Kinds of English Fruits, and from Smyrna Raisins. The Method of making Cyder, Perry, Mead, Mum, Cherry-Brandy, &c. Directions respecting the Dairy, containing the best Way of making Butter, and likewise Gloucestershire, Cheshire, Stilton, Sage, and Cream Cheese, &c. How to pickle common English Fruits and Vegetables, with other useful Receipts for the Farmer's Wife and Country House-Keeper. Full Instructions how to brew Beer and Ale, of all the various Kinds made in this Kingdom. Ample Directions respecting the Management of Bees, with an Account of the Use of Honey. To which is added the art of breeding and managing song birds in General: Likewise a Variety of receipts in Cookery, And other Particulars well worthy the Attention of Women of all Ranks residing in the Country.
Publication
London : printed for Alex. Hogg, No. 16, in Pater-Noster Row, [1780?]
Electronic Resource
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Additional Authors
Gale (Firm)
Description
132p.,plate; 12⁰.
Uniform Title
Eighteenth century collections online.
Subject
Home economics > Early works to 1800
Note
  • Possibly by Richard Havey; see advertisement on p.[8].
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price One Shilling and Six-Pence.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642630869
Title
The farmer's wife [electronic resource] : or complete country housewife. Containing full and ample directions for the breeding and management of turkies, Fowls, Geese, Ducks, Pigeons, &c. Instructions for fattening hogs, pickling of Pork, and curing of Bacon. How to make Sausages, Hogs-Puddings, &c. Full Instructions for making Wines from various Kinds of English Fruits, and from Smyrna Raisins. The Method of making Cyder, Perry, Mead, Mum, Cherry-Brandy, &c. Directions respecting the Dairy, containing the best Way of making Butter, and likewise Gloucestershire, Cheshire, Stilton, Sage, and Cream Cheese, &c. How to pickle common English Fruits and Vegetables, with other useful Receipts for the Farmer's Wife and Country House-Keeper. Full Instructions how to brew Beer and Ale, of all the various Kinds made in this Kingdom. Ample Directions respecting the Management of Bees, with an Account of the Use of Honey. To which is added the art of breeding and managing song birds in General: Likewise a Variety of receipts in Cookery, And other Particulars well worthy the Attention of Women of all Ranks residing in the Country.
Imprint
London : printed for Alex. Hogg, No. 16, in Pater-Noster Row, [1780?]
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T55601.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
Added Author
Gale (Firm)
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