My favorite cookbook, Apicius, is a 1,500-year-old collection of recipes from ancient Rome.
Abbreviate words like teaspoon and tablespoon to tsp and tbsp, respectively, to save space when writing recipes.
It would be nice to try some of the camp recipes she had picked up before leaving California, but the kitchen was hot enough without adding cooking heat.
In Parthey's edition (Berlin, 1850) other recipes for the manufacture of kuphi, by Galen and Dioscorides, are given; also some results of the editor's own experiments.
Even greater value has always been set upon the patina of iron, and many secret recipes were preserved in artist families for producing the fine, satin-like texture so much admired by all connoisseurs.