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Monday, June 13, 2011

June 13th




On this day in 1789, Mrs. Alexander Hamilton served ice cream for dessert to her Washington guests.

Born this day in 1859, Christine Terhune Herrick, author of many housekeeping books and articles. Herrick's first article was published in Good Housekeeping's first issue in 1885. Herrick's husband's died and to raise her two sons, she turned to writing. Here is a list of Mrs. Herrick's books about house-keeping and childcare.

Housekeeping Made Easy (Harpers, 1888)
Cradle and Nursery (Harpers, 1889)
Liberal Living Upon Narrow Means (Houghton, Mifflin, 1890)
What to Eat, How to Serve It (Harpers, 1891)
The Little Dinner (Scribners, 1892)
Chafing - Dish Suppers (Scribners, 1894)
The Cottage Kitchen (Scribners, 1895)
The National Cook Book (Scribners, 1896)
The Home Book for Mothers and Daughters (Christian Herald, 1897)
The New Idea Home and Cook Book (Blanchard, 1900)
First Aid to the Young Housekeeper (Scribners, 1900)
In City Tents (Putnam, 1902)
Hospitality at Small Expense (Clode, 1904)
The Expert Maid - Servant (Harpers, 1904) [16][17]
The Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes (Bodmer, 1904)
The Lewis Carroll Birthday Book (Wessels, 1905)
Sunday Night Suppers (Estes, 1907)
The Cooking School (Anderson & Stoner, 1908)
Like Mother Used to Make (Estes, 1912)
The Helping Hand Cook Book (Moffat, Yard, 1912)
My Boy and I (Estes, 1913)[18]
Candy Making (Rand, McNally, 1913)
Candy Making in the Home (Rand McNally, 1914)
The ABC of Housekeeping (Harpers, 1915)
The ABC of Cooking (Harpers, 1916)
Lose Weight and Be Well (Harpers, 1917)
Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J (Unwin, 1924)
Feed The Brute (Stokes, 1926)
The New Common Sense In The Household (Stokes, 1926)
Smart Supper Recipes (Page, 1928)