Inside Laura’s Little House: The Little Ho…


[ad_1] Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s heartwarming story of a pioneer girl named Laura and her family’s covered wagon journey to Kansas, is one of the most beloved children’s books ever written. Ever since her story was first published sixty-five years ago, readers have clamored to [...]

Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eati…


[ad_1] First published in 1891, Pellegrino Artusi’s La scienza in cucina e l’arte di mangier bene has come to be recognized as the most significant Italian cookbook of modern times. It was reprinted thirteen times and had sold more than 52,000 copies in the years before Artusi’s death in 1910, [...]

Cooking on Nineteenth-Century Whaling Ship…


[ad_1] Discusses everyday life, duties, ports of call, foods, meals, cooking methods, and holidays of whaling ship crews in the early-to-mid 1800’s. Includes recipes.Used Book in Good Condition [ad_2] We are Amazon affiliates and from time to time we will include recommended resources like this one. We hope you'll give it a [...]

Eating Our Way Back to the Roots; a 19th c…


[ad_1] Back to the roots of a 19th century vegetarian cookbook with the 21st century concerns of healthy eating in an economic manner. From its preface: The present work, though written upon strictly vegetarian principles, is by no means addressed to vegetarians only. On the contrary, we hope that the following [...]

Cookbook of the 19th century (America) How…


[ad_1] American cooking of the 19th century The writer of this book has aimed not merely to give a collection of receips, but to teach cooking, and also, by arranging departments for Breakfast, Luncheon, Dinner and Tea. If the directions given in the book are carefully followed, the author [...]

The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams…


[ad_1] Throughout their 54-year marriage, John and Abigail Adams enjoyed hearty, diverse cuisine in their native Massachusetts, as well as in New York, Philadelphia, and Europe. Raised with traditional New England palates, they feasted on cod, roast turkey, mince pie, and plum pudding. These recipes, as well as dishes from [...]

Food in the Civil War Era: The North (Amer…


[ad_1] Cookbooks offer a unique and valuable way to examine American life. Their lessons, however, are not always obvious. Direct references to the American Civil War were rare in cookbooks, even in those published right in the middle of it. In part, this is a reminder that lives went on [...]

Children at the Hearth: 19th Century Cooki…


[ad_1] Eat your way back in time and enter the world of American children as they lived 150 years ago. Sample foods, folklore and games found in the parlors of the wealthy, the boarding houses of the working class, and the cabins on the western frontier. Includes tons of vintage [...]

Something from the Oven: Reinventing Dinne…


[ad_1] Author of the forthcoming What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories (Summer 2017) In this captivating blend of culinary history and popular culture, the award-winning author of Perfection Salad shows us what happened when the food industry elbowed its way into the kitchen after World [...]

The Secret Garden Cookbook: Recipes Inspir…


[ad_1] Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden delights in the wondrous discoveries of lonely Mary Lennox as she slowly helps bring an abandoned garden back to life. It also delights in good food and a robust appetite, and the health and strength they can bring. Written at a time when [...]