Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage

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This book is typical of the frugal practicality of most American cookbooks in the 19th century.

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Susan Anna Brown. Mrs. Gilpin's Frugalities. Remnants and 200 Ways of Using Them. New York: C. Scribner's, 1883.
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