Originally published in 1861, this book was sold as a Companion to the Dime Cook Book. This is not a cook book, but rather a book of recipes for household products and toiletries. The book includes recipes for carpet cleaner, furniture polish, hair treatments, tooth powder, skin ointment, cosmetics, perfumes, glove cleaner, mildew remover, canning fruits and vegetables, coffee substitutes, wines, soap, glue, ink, and more. Also contains a section on medical remedies.
97 pages plus ads