The author takes pleasure in acknowledging her indebtedness for many valuable points embodied in this work to:

Bellows' Philosophy of Eating

Bartholow's Materia Medica and Therapeutics

Youmans' Household Science.

Bennett's Nutrition in Health and Disease

Dobell's Diet and Regimen

Lady Barker's First Lessons in Principles of Cooking

Dr. Getchell's Diet in Disease

Mattieu Williams' Chemistry of Cooking

Cook books by Dr. Kitchener, Blot,Warne, Francatelli, Gouffe, Soyer, Mrs. Henderson, Miss Parloa, Miss Leslie, Mrs. Lincoln, Mrs. Beeton; to "Margery Daw In the Kitchen," the "Buckeye," "Ice Cream and Cakes," and Buckmaster's Cookery.