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Hearts and Home: How Creative Cooks Fed the Soul and Spirit of America's Heartland, 1895-1939
     

Hearts and Home: How Creative Cooks Fed the Soul and Spirit of America's Heartland, 1895-1939

by Rae Katherine Eighmey (Compiler)
 
Drawn from the long-running Wallaces' Farmer magazine, this cookbook and advice manual shows how creative home cooks fed the soul and spirit of America's heartland from the 1890s to the beginning of World War II. In this guide, surprisingly useful to cooks today, are treasured family recipes and helpful hints on cooking the way your grandmother's mother

Overview

Drawn from the long-running Wallaces' Farmer magazine, this cookbook and advice manual shows how creative home cooks fed the soul and spirit of America's heartland from the 1890s to the beginning of World War II. In this guide, surprisingly useful to cooks today, are treasured family recipes and helpful hints on cooking the way your grandmother's mother taught her. Along with these classic dishes are long-forgotten tips on the "domestic arts"—like how to substitute for a missing ingredient or how to stop your party-line neighbor from "Eavesdropping over the Telephone."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780972055215
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Katherine Rae Eighmey is the author of Hearts & Home: How Creative Cooks Fed the Soul and Spirit of America's Heartland, 1895-1939 and A Prairie Kitchen: Recipes, Poems and Colorful Stories from the Prairie Farmer Magazine, 1841-1900. She lives with her husband, John, in Ames, Iowa. The Eighmeys have two grown children and two grandsons.
 

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