1 edition of The Virginia housewife found in the catalog.
The Virginia housewife
Written in English
|Other titles||Methodical cook|
|Statement||Mrs. Mary Randolph ; introduction by Nathalie Dupree|
|Series||American antiquarian cookbook collection, American antiquarian cookbook collection|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 240 pages|
|Number of Pages||240|
The Virginia Housewife was one of a number of cookbooks published in the nineteenth century. Some writers seem to have seen the works as a way to foster social change: Lydia Maria Child’s The American Frugal Housewife () is filled with advice on living within one’s means instead of pursuing “fashionableness” into bankruptcy. The books also collected advice on housekeeping. VIRGINIA HOUSEWIFE: OR METHODICAL COOK. BY MRS. MARY RANDOLPH. METHOD IS THE SOUL OF MANAGEMENT PREFACE. The difficulties I encountered when I first entered on the duties of a housekeeping life, from the want of books sufficiently clear and concise to impart knowledge to a Tyro, compelled me to study the subject, and by actual experiment.
The Virginia Housewife is a popular book by Mary Randolph. Read The Virginia Housewife, free online version of the book by Mary Randolph, on Mary Randolph's The Virginia Housewife consists of 16 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Virginia Housewife which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. The Virginia Housewife by Mary Randolph Part 3 out of 4. homepage; Index of The Virginia Housewife; Previous part (2) Next part (4) * * * * * TO MAKE MINCEMEAT FOR PIES.
The Virginia Housewife by Mary Randolph Part 2 out of 4. homepage; Index of The Virginia Housewife; Previous part (1) Next part (3) TO MAKE PASTE FOR THE PIE. Pour half a pound of butter or dripping, boiling hot, into a quart of flour, add as much water as will make it a paste, work it and roll it well before you use it. It is. First published in , The Virginia House-Wife was the most influential cookbook in nineteenth-century America. Considered the ultimate how-to cookbook, it rivals some of the currently popular cookbooks with its commonsense knowledge and advice which remains practical to this day.
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This early 19th-century Virginia cookbook is liable to have some historically interesting, but perhaps unappetizing, dishes for the modern cook. Calf's Feet, Rabbit Soup, Boiled Eels and Roast Pigeons are among the proffered delicacies. Mary Randolph (August 9, – Janu ) was an American author, known for writing The Virginia House-Wife; Or, Methodical Cook (), one of the most influential housekeeping and cook books of The Virginia housewife book 19th century.
She was the first person known to be buried at what would become known as Arlington National CemeteryBorn: Mary Randolph, August 9,Tuckahoe Plantation.
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Considered by many culinary historians to be the first real American cookbook (and all describe it as the first regional cookbook), Virginia Housewife was published in in Washington, volume in the American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection is an American classic: part cookbook, part home management system, and part historical time-capsule complete with recipes, practical cooking.
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Other Title Virginia housewife Contributor Names Randolph, Mary, Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress) To inquire about copies of Rare Book and Special Collections Division items. Mary Randolph’s Virginia Housewife can lay claim to being the first truly American cookbook.
First published init went through many editions in the first half of the 19th century. In keeping with the motto on the title page– “Method is the Soul of Managment”– Randolph’s book promoted organization and practicality, and offered detailed recipes for the home cook.
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Robert E. LeePages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Randolph, Mary, Virginia housewife. Birmingham, Ala.: Oxmoor House, © (OCoLC). The Virginia Housewife by Mary Randolph,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). As stated in "The Southerner's Handbook", p "The Virginia Housewife" is the foundational text of Southern cooking.
This book was the work of Mary Randolph, a famed cook and hostess in Richmond, Virginia. Within its pages, fried oysters and cornbread share space with colonial holdovers like molasses beer and roast calf's head.
A cookbook called The Virginia Housewife, or The Methodical Cook, was published in by Mrs. Mary Randolph.