The Settlement Cook Book compiled by Mrs. Simon Kander 1948 The Settlement Cook Book Co.

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With the 1949 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. 

Specifications:

  • Compiler: Mrs. Simon Kander (Lizzie Black Kander)
  • Publisher: The Settlement Cook Book Co.
  • Year: 1949
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 623
  • Dimensions: 10x8x1 inches
  • Condition: Minor stains, signed by the previous owner; minor splits in binding; back cover corner damage. Pages are fimly 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.

    Disclaimer:

    This vintage item has been previously owned and shows signs of wear typical for its age. The cover has minor stains, the binding shows wear, and the back cover has some damage, possibly from a cooking accident. These imperfections add to the book's character and historical value. Please refer to the photos for more details, and contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.



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