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What shall we have for dinner?
In 1851, Catherine Dickens published a book of recipes and menus called What Shall We Have for Dinner? It reveals what the Dickens family ate, and that Catherine was a competent and resourceful housekeeper.
What shall we have for dinner? By Lady Maria Clutterbuck (Catherine Dickens). ‘New Edition’, 1852. [lib]6822 © Charles Dickens Museum