The Practice of Cookery 1820

About ten years ago we took a trip to Scotland. I was crazy about all things Scottish — at the time Harry Potter books were being written in Edinburgh, and I loved castles, jams, bagpipes and misty moors . . . in fact about the only things that I didn’t like were haggis, and the weird feeling I got when I was near a dungeon . . .

The Practice of Cookery, Pastry and Confectionary was written by Mrs. Frazer, in Scotland,  and the 7th edition was published in 1820.  This book is in the public domain in the US.

This book was digitalized by Google.  I was particularly interested in this page:

Later today, I’m going to get out my Mutchkin jars, and make up a batch of pickled beets.  Last week I canned quite a few Chopins of Applesauce . . .  I love everything Scottish!

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