Item #3444 HOME HELPS; A Pure Food Cook Book. Mrs. Mary J. Lincoln, Marion Harland, Mrs. Helen Armstrong, Mrs. Sarah Tyson Rorer, Lida Ames Willis.
HOME HELPS; A Pure Food Cook Book

HOME HELPS; A Pure Food Cook Book

Chicago: The N. K. Fairbank Company, 1910. Hardcover. 80 pages. 19 x 12.5 cm. Cookbook promoted by Cottolene, a vegetable shortening made from Cotton. "Nature's Gift from the Sunny South". "Shortens Your Food - Lengthens Your Life" - suggesting this product was a healthy alternative to butter and lard. This particular copy includes five handwritten recipes - pinned in to the front cover, glued to the back cover, and laid in - Mayonnaise without oil, Pickles, and a recipe for Lemon Pie on the back of a handwritten letter. Mary J. Lincoln, a culinary celebrity at the time, was the predecessor of her student, Fannie Farmer (Boston Cooking School Cookbook). With this celebrity status and the rise of branded products, she began to endorse brands of cooking products, most notably the Mrs. Lincoln’s Baking Powder that bears her name. Includes testimonials. Covers heavily rubbed. Color illustrated boards. Good. Item #3444

Price: $40.00