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April 06, 2020
I'm sorting through back stock boxes of cookbooks to add to online. It's constantly amazing how objects travel from place to place.
One of the cookbooks I found is The Bayou Cuisine church cookbook from St. Steven's Episcopal Church Indianola, Mississippi, it traveled north all the way to Midland, Michigan.
Published in the 1970s, this church cookbook reflects cultural influences traditionally and transitionally. This unique church cookbook includes recipes from the Indian, Spanish, French, and English eras.
Vintage cookbooks are an enjoyable way to study the history of a region, via local recipes, some even contain historical facts and photos.
It's fascinating how food has developed over the years, from the Victory cookbooks from war times to now.
Browse the Vintage Cookbooks collection for many more historical cookbooks and a glimpse of a window to the yesterday inside the pages.
Pam of Reading Vintage
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September 24, 2020
Do your everyday reading habits consist of Facebook updates, texts from friends, or the recipe in your favorite cookbook for your next meal? Push notifications are always alerting us about breaking news, e-mails comments, or advertising.
If you've become one of the many people who doesn't make a habit of reading daily, you might be missing out on vital exercise for your brain.
August 20, 2020
The words antique, vintage, and retro are often used when shopping at antique festivals, second-hand stores, and flea markets. Dealers selling old pieces have been known to use "antique' to add more value to the item they are selling.
Learning what these terms mean can only help you in the bargaining process. This article can help you add an elusive piece you have been looking for to your shelves at a fair price.
August 05, 2020
Its August, your garden, the farmer's markets, and roadside stands are bursting with yummy fresh fruits and vegetables.
If you're like our household, you are eating BLT with fresh tomatoes lettuce and corn on the cob once a day.