Free Historic Cook Books On The Net – Part 1

Free Historic Cook Books

A lot of the recipes found on blogs featuring historic recipes are found in these free books found on the net. The books on Google Books are not downloadable and has to be read on Google’s pages, but the books on archive.org can be downloaded in pdf and other formats.

APICIUS REDIVIVUS
or,
THE COOK’S ORACLE
published in 1817

Google Booksarchive.org

THE FRUGAL HOUSEWIFE
or,
Complete Woman Cook
published in 1796

Google Booksarchive.org

THE WHOLE
DUTY of a WOMAN
OR AN
Infalliabe GUIDE
TO THE FAIR SEX
published in 1707

Google Booksarchive.org

ENGLAND’S
NEWEST WAY in all
SORTS
OF
COOKERY, PASTRY
AND
All Pickles that are fit to be used

published in 1708

Google BooksLibrary of Congress
The one on Library of Congress can be
downloaded as jpg’s

A
COLLECTION
Of above Three Hundered
RECEIPTS
IN
Cookery,
Physick and Surgery

Publshed in 1714

Google Booksarchive.org

DIY Sunday – A Fifties Pivot-Top Desk

Pivot-Top Desk

These plans by Harold Hudspeth are from “Home Workshop Handbook” published in the early fifties and you can download the plans in PDF format by clicking the icon below – Ted

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Maple Fondant Acorns / “Eikenøtter” med Lønnesirupfondant

A delicious recipe found in “Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes
& Home Made Candy Recipes” published by
Baker’s Chocolate in 1909

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I posted the cook book this recipe comes from in pdf format two years ago and you can download it HERE.

The little book is a real treat from the gilded era just after the turn of the last century , 64 pages of chocolate and candy delight, richly illustrated with beautiful colour lithographs like the one above. And all you need to do to make it yours in PDF format is to click the link above and download it from that page. Enjoy – Ted

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Vintage Cook Book Wednesday – A “Calendar of Dinners” by Marion Harris Neil published 1915 in pdf format

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A “Calendar of Dinners”
with 615 Recipes
by
Marion Harris Neil

(Including The Story of Crisco)

You can download the book in pdf format by
clicking the image above or the icon below
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See this book and lots of delicious recipes on:
TuesdaysTable copy fiestafridayTreasure Box Tuesday