Every woman, high or low, ought to know how to make bread. If she do not, she is unworthy of trust and confidence; and, indeed, a mere burden upon the community. -William Cobbett Today this should probably read "Every homemaker" instead of "Every woman" but, as Cobbett composed this treatise in 1821, he assumed that the … Continue reading Bread – Some Thoughts from Cobbett
Oh, how things have changed in 180 years! On Beer Making: Little children, that do not work, should not have beer. William Cobbett 1833 (25). Put 'em to work then.
"There never yet was, and never will be, a nation permanently great, consisting, for the greater part, of wretched and miserable families." William Cobbett, Cottage Economy 1833 (3).