The Book of Household Management

Mrs. Isabella BEETON (1836 - 1865)

"Mrs. Beeton's" is a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. Published in 1861, it was an immediate bestseller, running to millions of copies within just a few years. In the cookery sections, Mrs. Beeton follows the animal "from his birth to his appearance on the table.” Learn how to care for poultry during moulting season, how to wean calves, how to cure hams, salt cod, carve mutton, and much more. (Summary by Wikipedia and Sarah Jennings)

Genre(s): Animals, Cooking

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 000 - Preface Sarah Jennings
00:04:04
Play 01 001 - Chapter 1. The Mistress. Part 1. Sarah Jennings
00:26:03
Play 02 002 - Chapter 1. The Mistress. Part 2. Sarah Jennings
00:34:12
Play 03 003 - Chapter 2. The Housekeeper. Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:19:09
Play 04 004 - Chapter 3. Arrangement and Economy of the Kitchen. Part 1. Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:36:21
Play 05 005 - Chapter 3. Arrangement and Economy of the Kitchen. Part 2. Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:22:17
Play 06 006 - Chapter 4. Introduction to Cookery. Cori Samuel
00:30:23
Play 07 007 - Chapter 5. General Directions for Making Soups. Kara Shallenberg
00:23:46
Play 08 008 - Recipes. Chapter 6. Part 1. Kalynda
00:45:03
Play 09 009 - Recipes. Chapter 6. Part 2. Kalynda
00:43:35
Play 10 010 - Recipes. Chapter 6. Part 3. Katie Gibboney
00:26:26
Play 11 011 - Recipes. Chapter 6. Part 4. Katie Gibboney
00:25:31
Play 12 012 - Recipes. Chapter 6. Part 5. Belinda Brown
00:10:50
Play 13 013 - Chapter 7. The Natural History of Fishes. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:46:10
Play 14 014 - Recipes. Chapter 8. Part 1. Phillipa Chantry
00:40:25
Play 15 015 - Recipes. Chapter 8. Part 2. ink tree
00:38:09
Play 16 016 - Recipes. Chapter 8. Part 3. Joan Freeman
00:41:42
Play 17 017 - Recipes. Chapter 8. Part 4. Betsie Bush
00:34:20
Play 18 018 - Recipes. Chapter 8. Part 5. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:44:09
Play 19 019 - Chapter 9. Sauces, Pickles, Gravies, and Forcemeats. General Remarks. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:07:56
Play 20 020 - Recipes. Chapter 10. Part 1. Tracy Datlen
00:41:37
Play 21 021 - Recipes. Chapter 10. Part 2. nprigoda
00:39:54
Play 22 022 - Recipes. Chapter 10. Part 3. Katie Gibboney
00:45:33
Play 23 023 - Recipes. Chapter 10. Part 4. Anne Cheng
00:34:48
Play 24 024 - Recipes. Chapter 10. Part 5. Belinda Brown
00:42:43
Play 25 025 - Recipes. Chapter 10. Part 6. Belinda Brown
00:38:16
Play 26 026 - Chapter 11. Various Modes of Cooking Meat. Belinda Brown
00:34:32
Play 27 027 - Chapter 12. General Observations on Quadrupeds. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:27:14
Play 28 028 - Recipes. Chapter 13. Part 1. Katie Gibboney
00:30:58
Play 29 029 - Recipes. Chapter 13. Part 2. Arielle Lipshaw
00:32:05
Play 30 030 - Recipes. Chapter 13. Part 3. Jennifer Stearns
00:34:22
Play 31 031 - Recipes. Chapter 13. Part 4. Jennifer Stearns
00:31:44
Play 32 032 - Chapter 14. General Observations on the Sheep and Lamb. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:38:14
Play 33 033 - Recipes. Chapter 15. Part 1. Kalynda
00:27:44
Play 34 034 - Recipes. Chapter 15. Part 2. Jennifer Stearns
00:38:50
Play 35 035 - Recipes. Chapter 15. Part 3. Jennifer Stearns
00:25:17
Play 36 036 - Chapter 16. General Observations on the Common Hog. Katie Gibboney
00:30:14
Play 37 037 - Recipes. Chapter 17. Part 1. Annise
00:49:22
Play 38 038 - Recipes. Chapter 17. Part 2. Annise
00:49:13
Play 39 039 - Chapter 18. General Observations on the Calf. Landii
00:09:01
Play 40 040 - Recipes. Chapter 19. Part 1. Landii
00:35:56
Play 41 041 - Recipes. Chapter 19. Part 2. Landii
00:27:34
Play 42 042 - Recipes. Chapter 19. Part 3. Betsie Bush
00:36:28
Play 43 043 - Chapter 20. General Observations on Birds. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:22:32
Play 44 044 - Recipes. Chapter 21. Part 1. Kalynda
00:46:19
Play 45 045 - Recipes. Chapter 21. Part 2. Landii
00:39:56
Play 46 046 - Recipes. Chapter 21. Part 3. David Higham
00:44:18
Play 47 047 - Recipes. Chapter 21. Part 4. Annise
00:51:00
Play 48 048 - Recipes. Chapter 21. Part 5. Carol Stripling
00:43:45
Play 49 049 - Chapter 22. General Observations on Game. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:25:38
Play 50 050 - Recipes. Chapter 23. Part 1. Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:38:41
Play 51 051 - Recipes. Chapter 23. Part 2. Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:37:14
Play 52 052 - Recipes. Chapter 23. Part 3. Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
00:40:08
Play 53 053 - Chapter 24. General Observations on Vegetables. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:30:06
Play 54 054 - Recipes. Chapter 25. Part 1. Christine Blachford
00:32:06
Play 55 055 - Recipes. Chapter 25. Part 2. Christine Blachford
00:30:29
Play 56 056 - Recipes. Chapter 25. Part 3. Christine Blachford
00:33:28
Play 57 057 - Recipes. Chapter 25. Part 4. Christine Blachford
00:35:11
Play 58 058 - Chapter 26. General Observations on Puddings and Pastry. Lee Ann Howlett
00:15:23
Play 59 059 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 1. Lee Ann Howlett
00:37:23
Play 60 060 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 2. Victoria Slonosky
00:41:54
Play 61 061 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 3. Kalynda
00:34:11
Play 62 062 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 4. Lee Ann Howlett
00:39:54
Play 63 063 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 5. Annise
00:45:20
Play 64 064 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 6. ink tree
00:36:02
Play 65 065 - Recipes. Chapter 27. Part 7. Annise
00:18:57
Play 66 066 - Chapter 28. General Observations on Creams, Jellies, Souffles, Omelets, and Sweet Dishes. Stacy Mannion
00:06:30
Play 67 067 - Recipes. Chapter 29. Part 1. Anna Simon
00:30:54
Play 68 068 - Recipes. Chapter 29. Part 2. Victoria Slonosky
00:38:39
Play 69 069 - Recipes. Chapter 29. Part 3. Tracy Datlen
00:36:19
Play 70 070 - Recipes. Chapter 29. Part 4. Anna Simon
00:28:21
Play 71 071 - Recipes. Chapter 29. Part 5. Victoria Slonosky
00:33:11
Play 72 072 - Chapter 30. General Observations on Preserves, Confectionery, Ices, and Dessert Dishes. Wyndelyn
00:20:23
Play 73 073 - Recipes. Chapter 31. Part 1. TriciaG
00:31:24
Play 74 074 - Recipes. Chapter 31. Part 2. TriciaG
00:28:03
Play 75 075 - Recipes. Chapter 31. Part 3. TriciaG
00:38:50
Play 76 076 - Recipes. Chapter 31. Part 4. Arielle Lipshaw
00:27:17
Play 77 077 - Chapter 32. General Observations on Milk, Butter, Cheese, and Eggs. Katie Gibboney
00:14:27
Play 78 078 - Recipes. Chapter 33. Part 1. Katie Gibboney
00:33:18
Play 79 079 - Recipes. Chapter 33. Part 2. Robin Cotter
00:20:00
Play 80 080 - Chapter 34. General Observations on Bread, Biscuits, and Cakes. Sarah Jennings
00:20:48
Play 81 081 - Recipes. Chapter 35. Part 1. Kathy Caver
00:33:17
Play 82 082 - Recipes. Chapter 35. Part 2. Christine Blachford
00:25:15
Play 83 083 - Recipes. Chapter 35. Part 3. Christine Blachford
00:28:40
Play 84 084 - Chapter 36. General Observations on Beverages. Sarah Jennings
00:11:27
Play 85 085 - Recipes. Chapter 37. Part 1. Sarah Jennings
00:26:15
Play 86 086 - Recipes. Chapter 37. Part 2. Sarah Jennings
00:24:19
Play 87 087 - Chapter 38. Invalid Cookery. Anna Simon
00:05:36
Play 88 088 - Recipes. Chapter 39. Elaine Hamby
00:35:34
Play 89 089 - Dinners and Dining. Chapter 40. Part 1. Anna Simon
00:29:26
Play 90 090 - Dinners and Dining. Chapter 40. Part 2. Belinda Brown
00:33:58
Play 91 091 - Dinners and Dining. Chapter 40. Part 3. Belinda Brown
00:33:39
Play 92 092 - Dinners and Dining. Chapter 40. Part 4. Ruth Golding
00:32:42
Play 93 093 - Domestic Servants. Chapter 41. Part 1. Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:54:02
Play 94 094 - Domestic Servants. Chapter 41. Part 2. Scarlett!
00:35:58
Play 95 095 - Domestic Servants. Chapter 41. Part 3. Sarah Jennings
00:36:25
Play 96 096 - Domestic Servants. Chapter 41. Part 4. Kara Shallenberg
00:41:51
Play 97 097 - Domestic Servants. Chapter 41. Part 5. TriciaG
00:44:16
Play 98 098 - Domestic Servants. Chapter 41. Part 6. Katie Gibboney
00:38:45
Play 99 099 - The Rearing and Management of Children, and Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. Chapter 42. Part 1. Sarah Jennings
00:16:37
Play 100 100 - The Rearing and Management of Children, and Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. Chapter 42. Part 2. Sarah Jennings
00:32:59
Play 101 101 - The Rearing and Management of Children, and Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. Chapter 42. Part 3. Sarah Jennings
00:30:07
Play 102 102 - The Rearing and Management of Children, and Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. Chapter 42. Part 4. Sarah Jennings
00:30:17
Play 103 103 - The Doctor. Chapter 43. Part 1. Anna Simon
00:42:53
Play 104 104 - The Doctor. Chapter 43. Part 2. Anna Simon
00:52:14
Play 105 105 - The Doctor. Chapter 43. Part 3. Anna Simon
00:32:13
Play 106 106 - Legal Memoranda. Chapter 44. Part 1. Robin Cotter
00:36:07
Play 107 107 - Legal Memoranda. Chapter 44. Part 2. Robin Cotter
00:19:59