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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Tavern Biscuit To one pound of flour, add half a pound of sugar, half a pound of butter, some mace and nutmeg powdered, and a glass of brandy or wine; wet it with milk, and when well kneaded, roll it thin, cut it in shapes, and bake it quickly.

The Virginia Housewife or Methodical Cook, 1828

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