5 Household Cleaning Hints ~1819

Cleaning Tips from the Early 1800s. As you go about your weekend chores, here are some helpful hints to get your work done! From blackening stone chimney-pieces to shoes,¬†American domestic cookery, formed on principles of economy, for the use of private families¬†¬†covers it all! To blacken the fronts of Stone Chimney-pieces. To clean (Silver) Plate.... Continue Reading →

"There is no dish, perhaps, that comes to the table which gives such general satisfaction as well prepared soup." My children would agree! This is a wonderful introduction on the topic of making soup. There are so many little bits of advice throughout. For example, I didn't know that skimming soup when it first boils... Continue Reading →


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