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Recipe Trials in the Early Modern 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/9780226583525.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Opening with Sir Edward Dering’s busy summer of trying and testing drugs, this chapter explores recipe trials. Building on the arguments presented in earlier chapters, this chapter argues that the ... More


Collecting Recipes Step-by-Step

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/9780226583525.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how early modern men and women assessed recipe knowledge and tried and tested cures. It contends that contemporary men and women evaluated potential know-how through multiple ... 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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