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Recipes, Households, and Everyday Knowledge

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This opening chapter outlines the main arguments presented in this book and household recipe books as a historical source. It contends that the production and circulation of recipes lie at the heart ... More


Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Elaine Leong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Early modern English men and women were fascinated by recipes. Across the country, people of all ranks enthusiastically collected, exchanged, and experimented with medical and cookery instructions. ... More


Recipes Beyond the Household

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter argues that recipes and recipe knowledge were framed by the complex concerns of everyday life. The household as a site for making recipe knowledge had far-reaching ... More


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