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New American Cookery, or Female Companion - a book by Lady, An American

New American Cookery, or Female Companion

New American Cookery, or Female Companion( )
Author: Lady, An American
Series title:American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Andrews McMeel Publishing
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $7.99
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The first half of the text of New American Cookery, or Female Companion is a word-for-word reprint of the first American cookbook, Amelia Simmons's American Cookery, although it eliminates her prefaces. This type of plagiarism was common practice in early cookbook publishing, and Simmons was a popular target. The book eliminates the confusing substitution of "f" for "s" that makes so many colonial-era documents such as American Cookery difficult to read. But even...
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