Entries Tagged as 'Influential'

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.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Col. Kenney-Herbert’s Culinary Jottings

Today I read an entertaining and informative post about the seminal book on the cuisine of British colonial India, Culinary Jottings for Madras by Wyvern (Col. A. Kenney Herbert). While Col. Kenney-Herbert was stationed in British India he wrote articles for the Madras Atheneum and Daily News under the pen name, “Wyvern.” These articles formed […]

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Fannie Farmer trading card

Today, my Fannie Farmer’s Cookbook trading card arrived by post. I’m nuts for cookbook-related ephemera like advertising, book reviews, brochures, etc. The card, published in 1960, states that “over three million copies of Fannie Farmer’s Cookbook have been sold since its first appearance in 1896.” Fannie Farmer’s Cookbook A Revolution in Home Cooking (1896-?) Over […]

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Alice Waters: Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook

Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook (1982) has come to be known as the manifesto of a food revolution. In addition to offering recipes from her renowned restaurant, Alice Waters explains her approach to food, and the philosophy behind her approach as it manifested itself there at her restaurant during the restaurant’s first decade of operation. Especially […]