This section of DigiNole, Florida State University's (FSU) digital collections, consists of 70 e-book versions of herbals and cookbooks dating back to the seventeenth century. The scanned books are equipped with an auto page turner that will turn the pages automatically if viewers choose. It's also possible to turn the pages by hand and jump directly to a particular page. As an example, page 37 of the Farmer Kitchen says, "every recipe contributed by a farmer's wife mother or daughter," which has the recipe for chicken croquettes. Some familiar titles in the collection include several editions of Culpeper's Herbal, and Mrs. Beeton's All about cookery: a collection of practical recipes arranged in alphabetical order. It's also possible to search by keywords and limit by criteria including dates or geographic location, or topics such as botany, cooking, herbs, menus, or philosophy and religion.
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