Recipe – Cock Ale Punch (1727)

Cock Ale Recipe Type: Punch Author: Drinking Cup [url href=”http://www.drinkingcup.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/1727-the-complete-housewife-or-accomplished-gentlewomen_s-companion-eliza-smith-21.jpg”][img src=”http://www.drinkingcup.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/1727-the-complete-housewife-or-accomplished-gentlewomen_s-companion-eliza-smith-21.jpg” alt=”” width=”143″ height=”99″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-259″][/url][br][i]”The Complete Housewife or Accomplished Gentlewomen’s Companion”[/i] was written by Eliza Smith and first published in London in 1727. It became the first ever cookbook published in America when printed fifteen years later in Boston, New York and Philadelphia. […]

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Recipe – Eager Bastard Punch (1631)

Eager Bastard Recipe Type: Punch Author: Drinking Cup [br][url href=”http://www.drinkingcup.net/wp-content/uploads/The-English-Housewife-Google-Books-2013-07-30-11-31-10.png”][img src=”http://www.drinkingcup.net/wp-content/uploads/The-English-Housewife-Google-Books-2013-07-30-11-31-10-150×150.png” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”150″ class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-2339″][/url]Originally found in [i]”The English Housewife: Containing the inward and outward virtues that ought to be in a women”[/i] published in 1631 by Nicholas Okes (a man no less). The recipe refers to the means in which housewives can […]

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