A Collection of Recipe Books and Loose Recipes, ca. 1835-1899
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[Library Title: Recipes, ca. 1835-1899]
Holding Library Call No.49866
Manuscript Cookbooks Survey Database ID#22
Place of OriginUnited States ➔ Connecticut
Date of Composition1835-1899
DescriptionA collection of individual recipes and several recipe books. One grouping is identified as Farmington, 1851, and includes a booklet and some loose pages. An undated booklet contains not only recipes but an inventory of textiles, a butter account, and financial memoranda. Another booklet, covered in cloth, contains recipes for cake and puddings and is estimated to date from 1835. The most recent booklet contains recipes written in French and may be from a French cooking school.