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Halloween 2020 – 15 in a series – Halloween Raven

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Halloween 2020 – 14 in a series – Witches Whimsical from Power of Babel

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New Design: Go Out To Sea With These Fishing The Channel, Ventura, California Products Exclusively from Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

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Halloween 2020 – 13 in a series -Coronet Magazine Halloween Cover Circa 1950’s

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Halloween 2020 – 12 in a series -Trick or Treat?

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Halloween 2020 – 11 in a series – Little Folks Halloween Cover (1923)

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Another lovely day in paradise via Instagram

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The sun looks angry today as the Bobcat Fire continues to burn further into the foothills. The weather must be working in a way to keep the smoke bottled even this far away. I wouldn’t want to be any closer but have friends living in the communities below where it is moving.

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Historical Cooking Books – 68 in a series – Modern cookery, in all its branches (1884) by Eliza Acton

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Historical Cooking Books – 68 in a series – Modern cookery, in all its branches (1884) by Eliza Acton

Historical Cooking Books - 68 in a series - Modern cookery, in all its branches (1884) by Eliza Acton

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PREFACE.

It cannot be denied that an improved system of practical domestic cookery, and a better knowledge of its first prin ciples, are still much needed in this country ; where, from ignorance, or from mismanagement in their preparation, the daily waste of excellent provisions almost exceeds belief. This waste is in itself a very serious evil where so large a portion of the community often procure — as they do in England — with painful difficulty, and with the heaviest labour, even sufficient bread to sustain existence; but the amount of positive disease which is caused amongst us by improper food, or by food rendered unwholesome by a bad mode of cooking it, seems a greater evil still. The influence of diet upon health is indeed a subject of far deeper importance than it would usually appear to be considered, if we may judge by the profound indifference with which it is commonly treated. It has occupied, it is true, the earnest attention of many eminent men of science, several of whom have recently investigated it with the most patient and laborious research, the results of which they have made known to the world in their writings, accompanied, in some instances, by information of the highest value as to the most profitable and nutritious modes of preparing various kinds of viands. In arranging the present enlarged edition of this volume for publication, I have gladly taken advantage of such of their instructions (those of Baron Liebig especially) as have seemed to me adapted to its character, and likely to increase its real utility.

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Publication date 1884
Topics Cooking
Publisher [London : s.n.]
Collection leedsuniversitylibraryukmhlmedicalheritagelibraryeuropeanlibraries
Digitizing sponsor Jisc and Wellcome Library
Contributor University of Leeds Library
Language English

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