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American Root Drugs

American Root Drugs

Alice Henkel

Prepared for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this paper was prepared by Alice Henkel, Assistant in Drug-Plant Investigations. The fifty drugs described include all the official roots found in this country, besides such nonofficial drugs as are most frequently quoted in drug catalogues.

The Art of German Cooking and Baking

The Art of German Cooking and Baking

Lina Meier

Consists of about 1,250 recipes, divided into 26 chapters including Soups, Game, Fish, Potatoes, Cookies, Desserts, Beverages, Fillings, Jams and Sauces, and many more.

The Belgian Cook-Book

The Belgian Cook-Book

Mrs. Brian Luck

From the Preface: ‘The recipes in this little book have been sent by Belgian refugees from all parts of the United Kingdom, and it is through the kindness of these correspondents that I have been able to compile it. It is thought, also, that British cooking may benefit by the study of Belgian dishes.’

The Cook’s Decameron: A Study in Taste

The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste

Mrs. W. G. Waters

The Cook’s Decameron: A Study In Taste, Containing Over Two Hundred Recipes For Italian Dishes, with recipes for soups, sauces, vegetables, sweet dishes, meat, fish and more.

The Curiosities of Ale and Beer

The Curiosities of Ale and Beer

John Bickerdyke

Illustrated with over 50 ‘quaint cuts’, this is, as the title suggests, a book about beer and ale, written in the late 19th century. With over 400 pages, this goes into some depth, covering things like the origin of ale, home brews, laws regarding beer and ale, and ballads and songs, to name just a few.

Diabetic Cookery, Recipes and Menus

Diabetic Cookery, Recipes and Menus

Rebecca W. Oppenheimer

From the Preface: Because of her own need, the author became interested in diabetic foods given to patients in the highly successful treatments at Carlsbad and Neuenahr, where she spent her summers for eight years. Each year she saw the preparation of special recipes, worked out with scrupulous accuracy of measurement, and with unusual success…

An Encyclopaedia of Practical Recipes and Processes

An Encyclopaedia of Practical Recipes and Processes

Sidney Morse

This fully illustrated, thousand page book is superb. It’s basically a guide on how to run your house and make food. Everything you can think of is in this book, from sewing rooms, to how to choose the best lamps, from wooden floors, to ironing, from the ‘days routine’ to soap making, and from cleaning day to toilet preparations…

The Encyclopedia of Gardening

The Encyclopedia of Gardening

T. W. Sanders

A dictionary of cultivated plants, etc., giving in alphabetical sequence the culture and propagation of hardy and half-hardy plants, trees and shrubs, orchids, ferns, fruit, vegetables, hothouse and greenhouse plants, etc., including their specific and common names.

A Guide to Modern Cookery

A Guide to Modern Cookery

A. Escoffier

From the Preface: If the art of Cookery in all its branches were not undergoing a process of evolution, and if its canons could be once and for ever fixed, as are those of certain scientific operations and mathematical procedures, the present work would have no raison d’etre; inasmuch as there already exist several excellent culinary text-books in the English language. But everything is so unstable in these times of progress at any cost…

Health through Rational Diet

Health through Rational Diet

Arnold Lorand

Practical Hints in Regard to Food and the Usefulness or Harmful Effects of the Various Articles of Diet. From the Preface: “Probably but very few physicians have so frequently an opportunity to observe the harmful consequences of a faulty mode of nourishment as one who is practising as a Carlsbad bath physician. It is a surprising…

The New Dr. Price Cookbook

The New Dr. Price Cookbook

Unknown

From the Preface: ‘In presenting these recipes great care has been exercised to select only those that will be popular in every home, in order that the new Dr. Price Cook Book will be useful every meal every day the year through. Herein will be found many famous recipes, made more appealing than ever by the use of Dr. Price’s Phosphate Baking Powder—recipes that meet present-day conditions by economizing…

Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

William Carew Hazlitt

A mixture of a history of cookery books and some recipes. From the Introduction: ‘Man has been distinguished from other animals in various ways; but perhaps there is no particular in which he exhibits so marked a difference from the rest of creation — not even in the prehensile faculty resident in his hand — as in the objection to raw…

The Perfect Way in Diet

The Perfect Way in Diet

Anna Kingsford

A Treatise Advocating a Return to the Natural and Ancient Food of our Race, Inscribed to the Members of the Vegetarian Society by their Vice President the Author.

Practical Farming and Gardening

Willis MacGerald

Fully illustrated. Chapters include, Modern Ideas in Soil Treatment and Tillage; Field Crops; Vegetable Garden and Trucking Crops; Fruit Culture and Forestry; Selecting and Feeding Farm Animals for Profit; Beef Making; Important Injurious Insects and Disease Affecting Field and Garden Crops; Wholesome Cooking Without…

Rare and Excellent Receipts

Rare and Excellent Receipts

Mary Tillinghast

A short recipe book published in 1690. The print is a bit bad in places but it’s definitely readable. An interesting book for those who love looking at and maybe even making old style recipes.

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