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Domestic economy, or, A complete system of English housekeeping: containing the most approved receipts, confirmed by observation and practice, in every reputable English book of cookery now extant : besides a great variety of others which have never before been offered to the public : also a valuable collection, translated from the productions of cooks of eminence who have published in France, with their respective names to each receipt : which, together with the original articles, for the most complete system of housekeeping ever yet exhibited, under the following heads, viz. : roasting, boiling, made-dishes, frying, broiling, potting, fricassees, ragouts, soups, sauces, gravies, hashes, stews, puddings, custards, cakes, tarts, pies, pasties, cheesecakes, jellies, pickling, preserving, and confectionary : to which is prefixed, in order to render it as complete and perfect as possible, an elegant collection of light dishes for supper, adapted for every month in the year : also The complete brewer ... likewise The family physician : being a collection of the most valuable and approved prescriptions by Mead, Sydenham, Tissot, Fothergill, Elliot, Buchan, and others