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November 25th, 2018 Comments off

Historical Cooking Books: – Housekeeper’s companion by Bessie E. Gunter (1889) – 17 in a series

November 25th, 2018 Comments off

Archive.org has a host of old cookery books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you never know what you might find when you explore these books. I’ll be sharing more books as I find them in the coming weeks. –Douglas


Historical Cooking Books: – Housekeeper’s companion by Bessie E. Gunter (1889) – 17 in a series

What might you find in these old cookbooks? What special recipes have been handed down to you? Share in the Comments!

Historical Cooking Books: - Housekeeper's companion by Bessie E. Gunter (1901) - 17 in a seriesHistorical Cooking Books: - Housekeeper's companion by Bessie E. Gunter (1901) - 17 in a series

Historical Cooking Books: - Housekeeper's companion by Bessie E. Gunter (1901) - 17 in a seriesHistorical Cooking Books: - Housekeeper's companion by Bessie E. Gunter (1901) - 17 in a series

PREFACE

It is not claimed that the receipts collected in this book are original with the contributors, but that they have been tried and are recommended by them. The compiler of these receipts has sufficient confidence in the experience and reputation of the contributors, al- most all of whom are personally known to her, to justify the hope that they will stand the test of the most critical. Many of these receipts have been used in their families for several generations, others we think will show that the contributors have kept pace with the times and selected the best of those of more recent introduction.

The prime object of the compiler of these receipts is to raise money for a charitable object, but she also hopes to bring within the reach of others many valua- ble receipts.

BESSIE E. GUNTER.

Accomack, C. H., Virginia, August, 1889.

 

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COFFEE.

Take two pounds of good Java Coffee. Put it in a pan with a piece of lard the size of a hickory nut, to make it brown nicely. Roast slowly, stirring con- stantly, to keep from burning, until it is of a light brown color. To three pints of boiling water put five good tablespoonful or a good gill of ground coffee. Boil at least ten minutes, then take off and settle with a little cold water. Let it stand a short time before taking it to the table, so that it may settle well.

— MRS. M. A. A.


Publication date 1883
Publisher San Francisco : A.L. Bancroft
Collection cdlamericana
Digitizing sponsor msn
Language English
 
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November 23rd, 2018 Comments off

Interior, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy via Instagram

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Interior, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy

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The New York Public Library is Turning Classics Into Instagram Stories via Gizmodo

November 22nd, 2018 Comments off

Mashing up media is one great way to create something new in the world and I am all for it. These Instagram versions of literary classics is just one way to mix things up and use new technology to deliver — still relevant — text in an interesting fashion. — Douglas

Gizmodo has advocated for libraries as an excellent means of logging off, because a library is a service that lets you “stream” films, music, magazines, books, and all other kinds of media for free.

But now one of the world’s greatest libraries is trying to enrich the social media experience. The New York Public Library just released the first of its InstaNovel series on Instagram Stories. NYPL followers can watch-read the first part ofAlice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll on the app. The feature shows the full text of the book, but also includes illustrations by designer Magoz, and animated pages that capture the liveliness of Carroll’s creative page formatting. As anyone who’s used Facebook’s Snapchat clone could assume, lifting a finger from the screen turns the page.

Autumn Oak Leaves 3, Columbia, Missouri via Instagram

November 18th, 2018 Comments off

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Library, Interior, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy via Instagram

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Library, Interior, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy via Instagram

Library, Interior, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy

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* A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs
** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!
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Historical Cooking Books: – The American pictorial home book; or, Housekeeper’s encyclopedia by Harriet Almaria Baker (1883) – 16 in a series

November 18th, 2018 Comments off

Archive.org has a host of old cookery books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you never know what you might find when you explore these books. I’ll be sharing more books as I find them in the coming weeks. –Douglas


Historical Cooking Books: – The American pictorial home book; or, Housekeeper’s encyclopedia by Harriet Almaria Baker (1883) – 16 in a series

What might you find in these old cookbooks? What special recipes have been handed down to you? Share in the Comments!

Historical Cooking Books: - The American pictorial home book; or, Housekeeper's encyclopedia by Harriet Almaria Baker (1883) - 16 in a seriesHistorical Cooking Books: - The American pictorial home book; or, Housekeeper's encyclopedia by Harriet Almaria Baker (1883) - 16 in a series

Historical Cooking Books: - The American pictorial home book; or, Housekeeper's encyclopedia by Harriet Almaria Baker (1883) - 16 in a series

Historical Cooking Books: - The American pictorial home book; or, Housekeeper's encyclopedia by Harriet Almaria Baker (1883) - 16 in a series

THE AMERICAN PICTORIAL HOME BOOK,

OR

HOUSEKEEPER’S ENCYCLOPEDIA,

Is the result of many years of earnest effort and practical study. It is a work that may be studied with pleasure and profit during the hours of ease and leisure, and in cases of emergency it can be referred to as a judicious friend and adviser in a remedial point of view.

It is unsurpassed as a valuable Reference Book for young housekeepers, and a prompt and ready guide in all household matters ; in caring for the Sick and directing Servants ; in the Nursery, Laundry, Dairy, Poultry and Farm Yards, the Garden, Etiquette, etc. Its recipes and suggestions are applicable to all climates and all conditions of life.


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Publication date 1883
Publisher San Francisco : A.L. Bancroft
Collection cdlamericana
Digitizing sponsor msn
Language English
 
Learn more about cooking history with these books

* A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs
** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!
† Available from the LA Public Library

Categories: Books, Cooking, Food, History, In the kitchen Tags:

Engine 3751 Art Boards, Prints and More! from Douglas E. Welch

November 17th, 2018 Comments off

Engine 3751 Art Boards, Prints and More! from Douglas E. Welch

Engine 3751 Art Boards, Prints and More! from Douglas E. Welch

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