Twenty Century Cook Book
An Up-to-Date and Skillful
Preparation on the Art
Modern Candy Making Simplified
The Process of Drying Fruits and Vegetables
Butchering Time Recipes
Compiled and Published by
The Geographical Publishing Co.
The old cook book in pdf format that I posted last week received quite some interest both on the blog and on Twitter so I thought I’d better check and see how many of these old cook books I have collected over the last couple of years. Maybe it was enough to build a posting series on. Well, the count came to 72, and that is cook book posting for nearly one and a half year if I post one a week, on Wednesday for example. No need to think more about that is it, all that is needed is a recognizable heading. The one on top here ought to do the trick – Ted
“Breakfast, Luncheon And Tea” by Marion Harland.
From the “Common Sense in the Household” series.
Published by Scribner, Armstrong & Co in New York in 1875.
449 pages of 140 year old but still valid common sense.
Portrait of Mary Virginia Terhune aka Marion Harland,
mother of Albert Payson Terhune and a prominent writer herself
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