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The Original White House Cookbook

By: F.L. Gillett

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Media Solutions Services: 2003 repring

Seller ID: mcr1630

Condition: Fine


This is a facsimile of the original 1887 cookbook used by the White House cooking staff. It is an interesting look at the history of food, its preparation and use. This historic cookbook includes a section on daily menus as well as those served on special occasions. It also includes a section on sickness and health. View more info

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From the Family Kitchen

By: Gena Philibert-Ortega

Price: $27.99  $14.00

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

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: bw1416

ISBN: 1440318271

Condition: new


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 ... View more info