1896 Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

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Random House Value Publishing, 1997 - Cooking - 608 pages
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This is a facsimile edition of the original Fannie Farmer Cookbook—a perennial bestseller first published in 1896. A pioneering work in the culinary field, it was the first cookbook to provide level measurements and easy-to-follow directions.

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User Review  - dianaleez - LibraryThing

Basic but thorough. makes a great going off to college gift. My son requested a copy so he could learn to make french toast. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Farmer was an American authority on cookery, born in Boston. She received her early education in Medford, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Boston Cooking School, of which she was a director from 1892 to 1902. In the latter year she founded Miss Farmer's School of Cookery, Boston, with the purpose of instructing housewives and nurses in the art of cookery, rather than training prospective domestic science teachers.

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