Northern Hospitality: Cooking by the Book in New England


A lively introduction to New England cooks, cookbooks, and recipes
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A lively introduction to New England cooks, cookbooks, and recipes
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558498617
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
  • Publication date: 1/31/2011
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

Part I Cooks and Cookbooks 5

Chapter 1 Culinarily Colonized: Cookbooks in Colonial New England 7

Chapter 2 The Young Republic Amelia Simmons Lydia Maria Child Mrs. Lee 34

Chapter 3 Cuisine and Culture at Midcentury Sarah Josepha Hale Catharine Beecher 65

Chapter 4 The Civil War and After: Community Cookbooks, Colonial Revival, Domestic Science 93

Part 2 Recipes and Commentaries 111

Chapter 5 Pottages, Chowders, Soups, and Stews 13

Chapter 6 Fish and Shellfish 141

Chapter 7 Fowl, Wild and Tame 175

Chapter 8 Game and Meat 206

Chapter 9 Pie Crusts 244

Chapter 10 Pies-Mixed, Meat, Minced 255

Chapter 11 Pies-Fowl, Fish 282

Chapter 12 Pies-Vegetable, Fruit, Custard 299

Chapter 13 Puddings 325

Chapter 14 Breads and Cakes 348

Notes to Part 1 389

Sources for Part 2 409

Bibliography 433

Art Credits for Part 2 451

Index 453

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