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The Frugal Housewife - a book by Child, Lydia Maria

The Frugal Housewife

Dedicated to Those Who Are Not Ashamed of Economy

The Frugal Housewife( )
Author: Child, Lydia Maria
Series title:American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
ISBN:978-1-4494-3170-9
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Andrews McMeel Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.99
Book Description:

Published in Boston in 1829, this volume in the American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection by a well-known social reformer, prolific novelist, and journalist provided recipes and tips for homemakers of the early 19th century with an emphasis on self-reliance and frugality in the household. The first American cookbook to focus on economy in the kitchen and the home.  Published in 1829 in Boston, The Frugal Housewife was written by one of the foremost female...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: House & Home / General
Cooking / Regional & Ethnic / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.7 x 8.7 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.71 Pounds
Author Biography
Child, Lydia Maria (Author)
Lydia Maria Child was born in Medford, Massachusetts on February 11, 1802. She was educated at home, at a local dame school, and at a nearby women's seminary. Her first novel, Hobomok, was published in 1824. Her other novels include The Rebels or Boston before the Revolution, The First Settlers, Philothea, and Romance of the Republic. She wrote advice books including The Frugal Housewife, The Mother's Book, The Little Girl's Own Book, and The Freedmen's Book. She was an abolitionist, women's rights activist, and Indian rights advocate. She wrote books about these causes including An Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans, Anti-Slavery Catechism, and An Appeal for the Indians. She was also the author of Over the River and Through the Wood (A Boy's Thanksgiving Day). She died on October 20, 1880.

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