Worcester: S.A. Howland, 1845. Hardcover. 108p, stereotype edition; front board nearly separated with fragments of the cloth spine panel barely holding it on; top of advertisement on back cover is missing, having been peeled off; the textblock itself is toned and foxed but intact save for a piece torn out of page 59/60 with loss of text to that page. Handwritten recipe for bread jelly on front endpaper.
Recipes with an emphasis on ingredients found in New England at the time, together with practical advice on saving money in household affairs.