What Mrs. Fisher Knows about Old Southern Cooking: Soups, Pickles, Preserves, Etc. : in Facsimile with Historical Notes
This is the oldest known African-American cookbook published in America. Originally published in San Francisco in 1881, it contains 160 authentic old Southern recipes and features an informative and authoritative introduction by noted culinary historian, Karen Hess, who specializes in the cuisine of the South.
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This is fascinating to read. There's a slice of history. Recipes are interesting. I had to Google a lot of terms and the units of measurement. No not just conversion from metric;)
The wonderful thing is it is in the public domain.
Gosh, this book is wonderful! Thank you