Historic Cookbooks

A Date with a Dish: A Cook Book of American Negro Recipes

9 Recipes

Freda DeKnight, a longtime food columnist for Ebony magazine, put together this cookbook. It included not only standard southern dishes, but a wide variety of recipes from African Americans all over America.

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The Working Girl’s Own Cook Book

6 Recipes

By the mid-20th century, more women were employed outside the home. This cookbook offered handy advice to the working girl dashing home to get dinner, as well as the inexperienced cook.

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