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The director; or, Young woman's best companion: being the plainest and cheapest of the kind ever published : the whole makes a complete family cook and physican : containing above three hundred easy receipts in cookery, pastry, preserving, candying, pickling, collaring, physick, and surgery : to which are added, plain and easy instructions for choosing beef, mutton, veal, fish, fowl, and other eatables : directions for carving, and to make wines : likewise bills of fare for every month in the year : with a complete index to the whole : a book necessary for all families