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Got Gout? Eighteenth-Century Global "Remedies" in Mary Kettilby’s Receipt Book - The Collation
A guest post by April Fuller and Laurel Bassett In her early eighteenth-century recipe, “A Drink for the Gout,” Mary Kettilby’s list of ingredients contain both homegrown roots and objects of empire “pressed into service” for the recovery of the English subject against “Sharp Humours that occasion that dismal Tormenting Distemper.” The availability of spices,... Continue Reading »