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.
You can search up any term used in an antique or vintage cookbook if you're ever unsure in my glossary of terms used in vintage cookbooks. Or just read it for pleasure; I found brown flour to be very interesting.
All the best vintage cookbooks are here. They will bring back memories of your favorite family's old recipes. Explore cookbooks you will use daily & rare cookbooks you will display on your kitchen bookshelf.
Julia Child was much more than a bestselling cookbook writer and chef. Did you know that she was also a breast cancer survivor, a TV trailblazer, and a government spy throughout her life?
Betty Crocker has changed the world of cooking by providing people with a wide range of recipes for different occasions. Was she a real person? Read and find out.
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