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#TBT The Cooking Laboratory 

#TBT to the TC Cooking Laboratory preparing for the World's Fair Preserves Exhibit in Paris, France. The photograph was taken by Hal Coates, circa 1900, courtesy of PocketKnowledge.

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#foodFriday – Still Life with Oysters 

Alexander Adriaenssen (1587–1661) was a Flemish artist, best known for his still-life paintings, like this one: Alexander Adriaenssen - Still life with Oysters (ca. 1630s) This warm and inviting table scene is nice intro for today's treat: "Oysters à la Newburg," from Mrs. Rorer's Fifteen New Ways for Oysters. This dish could work equally well as …

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#foodFriday – “Sandwiches” (with a side of swimming) 

Today is another treat from the domestic science archives: Sandwiches, published in 1894. At this point in time, Sarah Tyson Rorer was working for Ladies Home Journal—a decade later, she would go on to manage pavilions and demonstrate new cooking techniques at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair! The book contains sandwiches to suit a variety of tastes …

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#foodFriday “Fifteen New Ways for Oysters” 

Happy Friday! Today we're bringing you recipes from the great Mrs. S T Rorer, author of Colonial Recipes, Twenty Quick Soups, and many more! This week's selection comes from Fifteen New Ways for Oysters, published in Philadelphia, 1894. Sure, you could go out for oysters—but in this weather, why not stay in and cook up …

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Making Gingerbread Men 

Lincoln School Of Teachers College. Summer Demonstration. Grade I Making Gingerbread Men. (1934), by Photographer: Cottrell

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The Gay Kitchen 

Listed as a "book suitable for use in remedial reading" in this 1929 Teachers College Record article by Jane Mingo.

Posted 74 months ago by

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