Isabella Beeton


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  • ''First, catch your hare.''
    Isabella Beeton (1836-1865), British writer on domestic science. Attributed. This famously difficult first stage of a recipe does not appear in Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management (1859-1860), and was already proverbial when the work was published. A similar phrase, "Take your hare when it is cased [skinned] ...," formed part of a recipe in The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy (1747) by Hannah Glasse.
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  • ''A place for everything and everything in its place.''
    Isabella Beeton (1836-1865), British writer on domestic science. Book of Household Management, ch. 2, sct. 55 (1861). The maxim was already in circulation, and appeared in Frederick Marryat's novel Masterman Ready (1842).

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