The lady's companion or, an infallible guide to the fair sex. Containing, observations for their conduct thro' all ages and circumstances of life: in which are comprised all parts of good housewifry, particularly rules, and above two thousand different receipts in every kind of cookery. I. Making all sorts of soops and sauces. II. Dressing flesh, fish, and fowl; this last illustrated with cuts, shewing how every fowl, &c. is to be truss'd for the spit. III. Making 100 different sorts of puddings. IV. The whole art of pastry, in making pies, tarts, &c. V. Receipts for pickling, collaring, potting, &c. VI. For preserving, making creams, jellies, and all manner of confectionary. Vii. Rules and directions for setting out dinners, suppers, and grand entertainments. To which is added, several bills of fare for every month in the year, and the shapes of pies, tarts, and pasties. With instructions for marketing. Also receipts for making the choicest cordials for the closet: brewing beers, ales, &c. Making all sorts of English wines, cyder, mum, mead, metheglin, vinegar, verjuice, catchup, &c. Some fine perfumes, pomatums, cosmeticks, and other beautifiers. With 300 valuable receipts in physick.

Title
The lady's companion [electronic resource] : or, an infallible guide to the fair sex. Containing, observations for their conduct thro' all ages and circumstances of life: in which are comprised all parts of good housewifry, particularly rules, and above two thousand different receipts in every kind of cookery. I. Making all sorts of soops and sauces. II. Dressing flesh, fish, and fowl; this last illustrated with cuts, shewing how every fowl, &c. is to be truss'd for the spit. III. Making 100 different sorts of puddings. IV. The whole art of pastry, in making pies, tarts, &c. V. Receipts for pickling, collaring, potting, &c. VI. For preserving, making creams, jellies, and all manner of confectionary. Vii. Rules and directions for setting out dinners, suppers, and grand entertainments. To which is added, several bills of fare for every month in the year, and the shapes of pies, tarts, and pasties. With instructions for marketing. Also receipts for making the choicest cordials for the closet: brewing beers, ales, &c. Making all sorts of English wines, cyder, mum, mead, metheglin, vinegar, verjuice, catchup, &c. Some fine perfumes, pomatums, cosmeticks, and other beautifiers. With 300 valuable receipts in physick.
Publication
London : printed for T. Read, in Dogwell-Court, White-Fryers, Fleet-Street, MDCCXLIII. [1743]
Electronic Resource
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Description
2v., plates : ill.; 8⁰.
Uniform Title
Whole duty of a woman.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Cookbooks – England – 18th century.
  • Manuals (Handbooks) – England – 18th century.
Note
  • First published in 1737 as "The whole duty of a woman".
  • Reproduction of original from National Library of Medicine.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642157323
Title
The lady's companion [electronic resource] : or, an infallible guide to the fair sex. Containing, observations for their conduct thro' all ages and circumstances of life: in which are comprised all parts of good housewifry, particularly rules, and above two thousand different receipts in every kind of cookery. I. Making all sorts of soops and sauces. II. Dressing flesh, fish, and fowl; this last illustrated with cuts, shewing how every fowl, &c. is to be truss'd for the spit. III. Making 100 different sorts of puddings. IV. The whole art of pastry, in making pies, tarts, &c. V. Receipts for pickling, collaring, potting, &c. VI. For preserving, making creams, jellies, and all manner of confectionary. Vii. Rules and directions for setting out dinners, suppers, and grand entertainments. To which is added, several bills of fare for every month in the year, and the shapes of pies, tarts, and pasties. With instructions for marketing. Also receipts for making the choicest cordials for the closet: brewing beers, ales, &c. Making all sorts of English wines, cyder, mum, mead, metheglin, vinegar, verjuice, catchup, &c. Some fine perfumes, pomatums, cosmeticks, and other beautifiers. With 300 valuable receipts in physick.
Imprint
London : printed for T. Read, in Dogwell-Court, White-Fryers, Fleet-Street, MDCCXLIII. [1743]
Edition
The fourth edition, with large additions.
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, N19120.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
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