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Source: Real Cookery, By Grid. 1893. Cassell Publishing Co., NY. 104 & 106 Fourth Avenue.

What sage advice for the beginning cook!

“Your larder is so bounteously filled with good things of all kinds that you may succeed with only a moderate mount of judgement and care on your part in putting a good dinner before your friends…”

And…

“I hope the very few principles I attempt to lay down may enable you to produce your most excellent victuals in a simple and, notwithstanding the simplicity, in their most succulent form.”

Grid is, by far, one of my favorite cookbook authoresses.She brings us such delights as: I must confess to a weakness for asparagus in mid-winter.

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