Introduction: Common Sense Papers on Cookery.
The introduction in Common Sense Papers on Cookery is highly entertaining. The author proclaims: “This work is intended more for the drawing room than the kitchen…” what a way to sell a cookbook to the genteel middle class!
As for the scope of the book, I’ll let the Contents speak for themselves:
You can check out the entire publication (free) of Common Sense Papers on Cookery, 1877, from the U.S. Library of Congress here.
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