Historic Cookbooks

Mrs. Allen on Cooking, Menus, Service

4 Recipes

Millions of American women listened to popular cookbook author Ida Bailey Allen on the radio, or read her articles in magazines and newspapers. A “food celebrity,” Allen received thousands of letters from women asking for her advice on food preparation.

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The Boston Cooking School Cook Book

11 Recipes

In 1896, Fannie Farmer, a teacher at the Boston Cooking School, wrote her well-organized cookbook in easy to understand language. Women loved this book, which became one of the best selling cookbooks of all times.

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