A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told Through Food, Recipes, and Remembrances
"We find native women who pried nourishment from the wildnerness, slave women who sold biscuits to buy their children's freedom, colonial settlers who prevented starvation, and immigrant wives who cooked foods in new homes to fortify their families' souls. From church bake sales and Betty Crocker to today's time-pressed microwaving moms, this book is a celebration of women's lives, homes, and communities. Over fifty recipes, from Federal Pancakes to Sweet Potato Pie and Gypsy Soup, are beautifully presented with over one hundred images from artists, photographers, and rare archival sources."--BOOK JACKET.
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Review: A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told through Food, Recipes, and RemembrancesUser Review - Natalie Rice - Goodreads
Very cool book. There are actually recipes in this collection from Native Americans, early pioneers, and the biscuits General Lee liked best. At first, feminists may be turned off by this association ... Read full review
Review: A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told through Food, Recipes, and RemembrancesUser Review - SerahRose - Goodreads
Ha! Finally done. This has been my kitchen book for years..the book that hangs around for when I have a spare moment over a cuppa tea. It's a very good book, with all sorts of fun and interesting facts, along with some great vintage recipes. Worth the read. Read full review