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Breakfast Potatoes from Mrs. Gilpin’s Frugalities, Remnants and 200 Ways of Using Them, 1883

Breakfast Potatoes from Mrs. Gilpin’s Frugalities, Remnants and 200 Ways of Using Them, 1883:

Breakfast Potatoes from Mrs Gilpin's Frugalities

Breakfast Potatoes from Mrs Gilpin’s Frugalities

Yes, we have the cookbook. See it here: Mrs. Gilpin’s Frugalities: Remnants, and 200 Ways of Using Them, 1883

Mrs. Gilpin’s Frugalities: Remnants, and 200 Ways of Using Them, 1883: Cookbook written by Susan Anna Brown and published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1883. First edition, presumed first printing, no other being mentioned. Hard cover with pictorial covered boards. 102 pages. Cover has shelf wear, especially at the edges. The spine cover and hinges have been mended with clear librarian’s tape. Hand sewn binding is strong and tight. Pages are clean and clear. One hand written recipe on the back fly leaf for Potato Balls. Advertisements for two Marion Harland cookbooks and for Brown’s first cookbook, The Book of Forty Puddings.

This is a charming Victorian cook book on 200 ways to best use leftovers in order to avoid food waste in the American household.   Brown has sprinkled amongst the recipes many different types of soups, crumbed haddock, haddock souffle, pickled salmon, corned beef hash, Shepherd’s pie, Turkish Pilap, along with veal dishes, deviled goose, and wide assortment of vegetable dishes.