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The Virginia Housewife
By Mary Randolph. ISBN: 0-87249-423-3. Hardcover with 370 pages.
Own a copy of the first cookbook ever published in America! Originally printed in 1824, this book was written by a wife of a U.S. Marshal, who ran a boardinghouse. Early American cooking tips cover a wide range of topics from making soap to roasting a goose…guaranteed to educate, fascinate and amaze!