From the Family Kitchen

From the Family Kitchen

By: Gena Philibert-Ortega

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Place and time dictated what your ancestors ate, just as they control our food choices. This book is part history--telling about food choices at different places and time--as well as commonly used cooking terms whose meanings are difficult to know. For example, if a recipe calls for 1 saltspoon of salt, how much is that for modern cooks? Or how many eggs are in a pound of eggs? Avena is what grain? If a recipe calls for homard, what are you going to use? The answer to these questions and many more are in this 207-page book. The last section of the book are for your favorite recipes as well as memories associated with them.

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Celebrate Your Family Recipes and Heritage

From Great-grandma's apple pie to Mom's secret-recipe stuffing, food is an important ingredient in every family's history. This three-part keepsake recipe journal will help you celebrate your family recipes and record the precious memories those recipes hold for you--whether they're hilarious anecdotes about a disastrous dish or tender reflections about time spent cooking with a loved one.

The foods we eat tell us so much about who we are, where we live and the era we live in. The same is true for the foods our ancestors ate. This book will show you how to uncover historical recipes and food traditions, offering insight into your ancestors' everyday lives and clues to your genealogy. Inside you'll find: Methods for gathering family recipesInterview questions to help loved ones record their food memoriesPlaces to search for historical recipesAn explanation of how immigrants influenced the American dietA look at how technology changed the way people eatA glossary of historical cooking termsModern equivalents to historical units of measureActual recipes from late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century cookbooks

Title: From the Family Kitchen

Author Name: Gena Philibert-Ortega

Categories: Cookbooks,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Family Tree Books: no date

ISBN Number: 1440318271

ISBN Number 13: 9781440318276

Binding: perfect

Book Condition: new

Type: hardcover

Size: 9.25 x 7.25

lbs: 0.00 lbs

Seller ID: bw1416