The Chuck Wagon Cookbook: Recipes from the…


[ad_1] In Cooperation with the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum A cowboy’s life is more than steers, saddles, and spurs. There is also food, and lots of it, cooked out in the open after a rugged day on the range. The tradition lives on in the West and at the [...]

The House Servant’s Directory: A Monitor f…


[ad_1] Published in Boston in 1827, this volume in the American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection is an American milestone—the first book written by an African American and published by a commercial publisher. Author Robert Roberts was butler and majordomo at the country estate of U.S. senator and governor of Massachusetts Christopher [...]

Wagon Wheel Kitchens: Food on the Oregon T…


[ad_1] Pioneer temperaments, Jacqueline Williams shows, were greatly influenced by that which was stewable, bakable, broilable, and boilable. Using travelers’ diaries, letters, newspaper advertisements, and nineteenth-century cookbooks, Williams re-creates the highs and lows of cooking and eating on the Oregon Trail. She investigates the mundane—biscuits and bacon, mush and coffee—as [...]

Classic 19th Century Cook Books on CD ROM


[ad_1] This CD contains 80 cook books, books about distilling and brewing, and books about food, many from the 19th century, but also earlier works, including one from the time of King Richard II. Intended for use with PCs (Windows or Linux) and recent Macs (OS X), these books are [...]

Antique Italian: Original 19th Century Rec…


[ad_1] Enjoy creating delicious authentic rustic recipes from 19th Century Italy with some of the original recipes that great cooks have been handing down for generations in this adaptation of Spring Books’ Italian Cooking, originally published in London circa 1900. Included in Antique Italian: Original 19th Century Recipes are hundreds [...]

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


[ad_1] Almost immediately, the Civil War transformed the way Southerners ate, devastating fields and food transportation networks. The war also spurred Southerners to canonize prewar cooking styles, resulting in cuisine that retained nineteenth-century techniques in a way other American cuisines did not. This fascinating book presents a variety of Civil [...]

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 [...]