Entries Tagged as '20th Century'

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Times-Picayune’s Creole Cook Book

Rien Fertel, freelance oral historian for the Southern Foodways Alliance discussed the Times Picayune’s Creole Cook Book and Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans edited by Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker in the Oxford American (The Southern Magazine of Good Writing) in an article titled: Past & Repast today. […]

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Giuliano Hazan updating his Classic Pasta Cookbook with Kickstarter funds

Read Giuliano Hazan’s post regarding the e-book edition of The Classic Pasta Cookbook.

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Coronation Chicken for this year’s Diamond Jubilee luncheons

  Rosemary Hume’s poached chicken in a creamy curry mayonnaise sauce is the most popular dish being served at this year’s Diamond Jubilee luncheons. Hume, of London’s Cordon Bleu School of Cookery first served the dish at Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation lunch in 1953. She included the recipe in The Constance Spry Cookery Book in […]

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Capital City Cook Book (1906)

Read Mary Bergin’s article Classes taught immigrants how to cook American-style meals from Wisconsin’s State Journal. In addressing “the cooking school movement,” she refers to Capital City Cook Book (1906) published by the Woman’s Guild of Grace Church of Madison, Wisc. 1906, in the article and in particular to Mrs. G.W. Oakley’s recipe for breaded […]

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Judy Bart Kancigor’s Melting Pot Memories

Kancigor, Judy Bart. (1999). Melting pot memories: the Rabinowitz Family cookbook and nostalgic history. Fullerton, CA: Jan Bart Publications. 259 pp. Index. Printed in sepia on cream colored paper and with matching sepia photographs. I compared a fourth printing (2001) of Melting Pot Memories (MPM) with Kancigor’s latest book Cooking Jewish (CJ). The copyright page […]

Monday, October 13th, 2008

More Marcella Hazan

Today Matt Davis, of the Portland Mercury, published a refreshing post, On Not Interviewing America’s Most Famous Italian Cookbook Author.

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Interview with Judy Kancigor

Read Linda Morel’s interview, with the author of Cooking Jewish (532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz Family). Kancigor is an Orange County-based food writer. She also speaks about Jewish cooking and family life at synagogues, women’s organizations, and cooking schools. She lives with her husband, Barry, in Fullerton, California. The Kancigors privately published Judy’s first […]

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Joy of Cooking, page update

Today, I revised and expanded the publishing history of the Joy of Cooking page on the store’s website.  

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Settlement Cook Book article

Read the article in Milwaukee Magazine: “Settlement Cookbook still dishes up warm memories by managing editor,” Bobby Tanzile.

Monday, October 6th, 2008

“Joy Of Cooking” research study

Dr. Brian Wansink, of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, is the author of a new research study on the Joy of Cooking. The study involved comparing 18 recipes that have survived the various editions of Joy. 1936, 1946, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1997 and 2006 were the editions used in the study. Researchers documented the […]