What Mrs. Fisher Knows about Old Southern Cooking, Soups, Pickles, Preserves, Etc. ...
The author claims that neither she nor her husband can read or write so how, precisely, this cookbook came into being is a bit of a mystery. The recipes require some prior knowledge of cooking as the directions are often minimal (e.g." ... when it rises bake in a hot oven until thoroughly done.").
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