The Settlement Cook Book compiled by Mrs. Simon Kander 1941 Thumbtab Index The Settlement Cook Book Co.

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With the 1941 edition of Mrs. Simon Kander's The Settlement Cook Book, embark on a culinary tour through American history. This hardcover cookbook is more than just a collection of recipes; it's a cultural artifact. 

Initially published in 1901 as a tool to aid immigrants in adapting to American life, this book bridges culinary cultures, featuring a diverse array of recipes from Jewish and Eastern European cuisine to American dishes. 


  • Compiler: Mrs. Simon Kander (Lizzie Black Kander)
  • Publisher: The Settlement Cook Book Co.
  • Year: 1941
  • Format: Hardcover Thumb tab Index 
  • Pages: 623
  • Dimensions: 10x8x1 inches
  • Bonus: post card found between pages left for your enjoyment
  • Condition: minor stains; minor splits in binding. Pages are firmly attached and legible.

Four Key Features:

  1. Culinary and Cultural Bridge: A guide for immigrants to blend into American culinary culture.
  2. Diverse Recipes: A mix of traditional Jewish, Eastern European, and American recipes.
  3. Historical Significance: An influential cookbook in American culinary history.
  4. Comprehensive Guide: Includes cooking techniques, nutrition information, and serving procedures.

    Beyond The Final Page:

    "The Settlement Cook Book" is not just a recipe book; it's a testament to the resilience and adaptability of the American spirit. It’s a must-have for anyone interested in the history of American cooking and the cultural fusion that defines our culinary landscape.


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