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A Mrs Beeton Recipe: Nut! Sandwiches!

Say hi to the grossest historical recipe I’ve ever made! A little while ago, I was talking to a friend about the “Vegetarian Cookery” section of my c.1938 copy of Mrs Beeton’s Household Management. I told them that I was pleasantly surprised at some of these recipes.⁠ Then I saw the recipe for “Nut Sandwiches.”⁠

A Mrs Beeton recipe: Tomatoes, Stuffed, With Mushrooms

Last year, I found a copy of Mrs Beeton’s Household Management in a secondhand book store, and snapped it up eagerly. It isn’t obvious when it was printed. A previous owner wrote her name and the year 1944, but certain things made me believe this was already a few years old when she got it – for …

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