Cover image for American cookery, or, The art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables, and the best modes of making puff-pastes, pies, tarts, puddings, custards and preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plumb to plain cake, adapted to this country, and all grades of life
Title:
American cookery, or, The art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables, and the best modes of making puff-pastes, pies, tarts, puddings, custards and preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plumb to plain cake, adapted to this country, and all grades of life
Author:
Simmons, Amelia.
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Publication Information:
Bedford, Mass. : Applewood Books, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
xv, 70 pages ; 19 cm
General Note:
Originally published: 2nd ed. Albany, N.Y. : C.R. Webster, 1796.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781557094391
Format :
Book

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American Cookery was the first cookbook in America. Reproduced here is the rare second edition printed in 1796. We have added a new introduction by noted food historian Karen Hess.