Miss Beecher's Housekeeper and Healthkeeper
Containing Five Hundred Receipes for Economical and
Healthful Cooking; also, Many Directions for Securing
Health and Happiness
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Miss Beecher's Housekeeper and Healthkeeper Containing Five Hundred Receipes for Economical and Healthful Cooking; also, Many Directions for Securing Health and Happiness

By Catharine E. Beecher
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Table of Contents
  • MISS BEECHER’S HOUSEKEEPER AND HEALTHKEEPER:
  • CONTENTS.
  • PART FIRST.
    • CHAPTER I. ADDRESS OF THE AUTHOR TO AMERICAN HOUSEKEEPERS.
    • CHAPTER II. MARKETING AND THE CARE OF MEATS.
      • MARKETING.
      • THE CARE OF MEATS.
    • CHAPTER III. STEWS AND SOUPS.
    • CHAPTER IV. SOUPS.
    • CHAPTER V. HASHES.
    • CHAPTER VI. BOILED MEATS.
    • CHAPTER VII. ROAST AND BAKED MEATS.
    • CHAPTER VIII. BROILED AND FRIED MEATS AND RELISHES.
      • FRIED MEATS AND RELISHES.
    • CHAPTER IX. PICKLES.
    • CHAPTER X. SAUCES AND SALADS.
    • CHAPTER XI. FISH.
    • CHAPTER XII. VEGETABLES.
    • CHAPTER XIII. FAMILY BREAD.
    • CHAPTER XIV. BREAKFAST AND SUPPER.
    • CHAPTER XV. PUDDINGS AND PIES.
      • SAUCES FOR PUDDINGS.
      • PASTE FOR PUDDINGS AND PIES.
    • CHAPTER XVI. CAKE.
      • CAKE RAISED WITH POWDERS.
      • CAKES RAISED WITH EGGS.
      • GINGERBREAD, FRIED CAKES, COOKIES, AND OTHER CAKES.
      • CAKE RAISED WITH YEAST.
    • CHAPTER XVII. PRESERVES AND JELLIES.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. DESSERTS AND EVENING PARTIES.
    • CHAPTER XIX. DRINKS AND ARTICLES FOR THE SICK AND YOUNG CHILDREN.
    • CHAPTER XX. THE PROVIDING AND CARE OF FAMILY STORES.
    • CHAPTER XXI. ON SETTING TABLES, AND PREPARING VARIOUS ARTICLES OF FOOD FOR THE TABLE.
    • CHAPTER XXII. WASHING, IRONING, AND CLEANSING.
      • TO MANUFACTURE LYE, SOAP, STARCH, AND OTHER ARTICLES USED IN WASHING.
      • DIRECTIONS FOR STARCHING MUSLINS AND LACES.
      • ARTICLES TO BE PROVIDED FOR IRONING.
      • ON SPRINKLING, FOLDING, AND IRONING.
      • TO WHITEN ARTICLES, AND REMOVE STAINS FROM THEM.
      • MIXTURES FOR REMOVING STAINS AND GREASE.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. MISCELLANEOUS ADVICE AND RECIPES.
      • ODDS AND ENDS.
  • PART SECOND.
    • CHAPTER I. NEEDFUL SCIENCE AND TRAINING FOR THE FAMILY STATE.
    • CHAPTER II. A HEALTHFUL AND ECONOMICAL HOUSE.
    • CHAPTER III. ON HOME VENTILATION.
    • CHAPTER IV. ON WARMING A HOME.
    • CHAPTER V. ON STOVES AND CHIMNEYS.
      • CHIMNEYS.
    • CHAPTER VI. ECONOMIC MODES OF BEAUTIFYING A HOME.
    • CHAPTER VII. CARE OF HEALTH.
      • THE NERVOUS SYSTEM.
    • CHAPTER VIII. DOMESTIC EXERCISE.
    • CHAPTER IX. HEALTHFUL FOOD AND DRINKS.
    • CHAPTER X. CLEANLINESS.
      • SECRETING ORGANS.
    • CHAPTER XI. CLOTHING.
    • CHAPTER XII. EARLY RISING.
    • CHAPTER XIII. DOMESTIC MANNERS.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE PRESERVATION OF GOOD TEMPER IN THE HOUSEKEEPER.
    • CHAPTER XV. HABITS OF SYSTEM AND ORDER.
    • CHAPTER XVI. HEALTH OF MIND.
    • CHAPTER XVII. CARE OF THE AGED.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE CARE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS.
    • CHAPTER XIX. CARE OF THE SICK.
    • CHAPTER XX. FIRES AND LIGHTS.
      • STOVES AND GRATES.
      • LIGHTS.
      • TO MAKE CANDLES.
    • CHAPTER XXI. ON THE CARE OF ROOMS.
      • ON THE CARE OF BREAKFAST AND DINING ROOMS.
      • ON SETTING TABLES.
      • RULES FOR SETTING A TABLE.
      • FOR DINNER.
      • ON WAITING AT TABLE.
      • ON CARVING AND HELPING AT TABLE.
      • ON THE CARE OF CHAMBERS AND BEDROOMS.
      • ON PACKING AND STORING ARTICLES.
      • ON THE CARE OF THE KITCHEN, CELLAR, AND STORE-ROOM.
      • ON WASHING DISHES.
      • RULES FOR WASHING DISHES.
      • KITCHEN FURNITURE.
      • CARE OF THE CELLAR.
      • STORE-ROOM.
    • CHAPTER XXII. THE CARE OF YARDS AND GARDENS.
      • THE PROPAGATION OF PLANTS.
      • THE CULTIVATION OF FRUIT.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. SEWING, CUTTING, AND FITTING.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. ACCIDENTS AND ANTIDOTES.
    • CHAPTER XXV. ON THE RIGHT USE OF TIME AND PROPERTY.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. THE CARE OF INFANTS.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG CHILDREN.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. FAMILY RELIGIOUS TRAINING.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. THE CARE OF SERVANTS.
    • CHAPTER XXX. DOMESTIC AMUSEMENTS AND SOCIAL DUTIES.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. LAWS OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
    • CHAPTER XXXII. COMFORT FOR A DISCOURAGED HOUSEKEEPER.
    • NOTE A. VIEWS OF MEDICAL WRITERS
    • INDEX.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VALUABLE STANDARD WORKS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIBRARIES,
    • Transcriber's Notes
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