NLM Digital Collections

The family's best friend, or The whole art of cookery made plain and easy: together with a complete system of brewery ; the management of malt liquors ; the distillery of simple and compound waters, family cordials, &c ; and instructions for the cultivating of the fruit, flower, and kitchen garden ; the whole being calculated for the preservation of heath, and upon the principles of frugality ... ; the result of forty years practice and experience, together with great assistance in every branch ; embellished with cuts, for trussing fowls, game, &c ; to which is now added, Mons. Millien's famous discovery for preventing either steel, brass, or any other metal from taking rust or canker ; an infallible remedy to prevent persons from taking the small-pox, or any other epidemical disorder ; a certain cure for the bite of a mad dog ; and a variety of other choice nostrums of equal value