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Centennial Buckeye Cook Book

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Centennial Buckeye Cook Book
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"By any standard the Centennial Buckeye Cook Book was the most important cookbook to have originated in Ohio in the nineteenth century. It included more than three hundred pages of good recipes for jellies and jams, soups and sauces, fruits and vegetables, meats, poultry and fish, and confectionery, cakes and pastry, and many more. It was, however, much more than just a cookbook. Some editions featured information about medicine and the chemistry of food, how to do the laundry, how to make icehouses, hints for the sick and, most unusual, hints for the well. The book was a reflection of home life in Ohio and America before the twentieth century totally swept aside rural American life styles." --Andrew F. Smith. The first edition of the Centennial Buckeye Cook Book was published in 1876. Between 1876 and 1905, a total of thirty-two editions of the cookbook were published, and more than one million copies sold. The book began as a project of the Marysville, Ohio, First Congregational Church when the women of the church decided to publish a cookbook in order to raise money to build a parsonage. Their effort launched a cookbook that rapidly became one of the most popular publications of nineteenth-century America. This is the first reprint of the original 1876 edition.

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BindingPaperback
Dewey Decimal Number641.5973
EAN9780814250396
Edition1
ISBN0814250394
LabelOhio State University Press
LanguagesEnglish
List Price$24.95
ManufacturerOhio State University Press
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages288
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
Publication Date2000-02-01
PublisherOhio State University Press
StudioOhio State University Press
TitleCentennial Buckeye Cook Book
CreatorAndrew F. Smith
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