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Books - Cookbooks
A huge variety of cookbooks, from breads to mouth-watering desserts are found in this department. Delicious and inspiring, you will want to add them to your kitchen library.


Mama's in the Kitchen
Weird and Wonderful Home Cooking 1900-1950. Here are the stories and recipes of mothers and grandmothers as they cooked their way through two world wars, food shortages, and the Great Depression. This cookbook chronicles how household gadgets dramatically changed the lives of women forever. It takes you into the kitchens of young housewives who whipped up cherry chiffon pies and other goodies. Lured by glossy product advertisements, these women were seduced into thinking that a green wiggly dessert would add glamour and romance to their lives. The book takes both a serious and humorous look at women in a changing world. Author: Barbara Swell; Native Ground Books; softcover 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 72 pages.

Price: $9.99    
 


Old Time Farmhouse Cooking
Climb down off your tractor and dig into some old-fashioned, farm-fresh comfort food! Cranberry stew is simmering on the old wood cook stove along with sweet corn freshly pulled from the stalks. Try a dab of this farm-churned golden butter on the orange rye bread warm from the oven. Whether you're a born farmer or a country-minded city person, you'll enjoy these creative rural American recipes from a time when the food was wholesome and life was full of fresh air and sunshine. Recipes, stories, jokes, advice, farm lore and illustrations were collected from a wide variety of agricultural sources from the 1880s-1950s. Author: Barbara Swell; Native Ground Books; softcover 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 72 pages.

Price: $9.99    
 


Picnic Time
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Let's have a picnic! First, we'll craft a picnic basket from vintage treasures and fill it with classic and creative picnic fare. Then we're off to backyard, forest, roadside or campfire to enjoy festive sandwiches, garden slaws, fire roasted spreads, homemade raspberry marshmallows and more. Make a tin-can hobo stove, learn about roasting hot dogs on a nifty 1924 Model-T Ford exhaust manifold cooker and discover helpful hints to make your picnic special and easy. Author: Barbara Swell; Native Ground Books; softcover 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 80 pages; softcover.

Price: $9.99    
 


Secrets of the Great Old Timey Cooks
Reminisce about simpler times as four 20th Century mountain pioneer women share their cooking secrets. These old-time cooks stir in their own wisdom and tales of growing up on rural farms, where they prepared delicious meals by lantern light on wood cook stoves. Included are heirloom recipes, proverbs, folk remedies, 80 vintage photos, 19th century rhymes and stories. Author: Barbara Swell; Native Ground Books; softcover 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 72 pages.

Price: $9.99    
 


Take Two and Butter Them While They're Hot
This book is packed with heirloom recipes and kitchen wisdom. You'll cook your heart out with generations of hand-me-down recipes and food lore! Author Barbara Swell has whisked up weather and cooking folklore, food insults, old-time home remedies, vintage photographs, romance superstitions, hearth crafts and 19th century chores. Recipes include Brunswick Stew, Holiday Saffron Bread, Chicken Pie, Fried Green Tomatoes, Apricot Strudel and Lemon Pie Cake. Author: Barbara Swell; Native Ground Books; softcover 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 72 pages.

Price: $9.99    
 


The Pioneer Village Cookbook
Step into our log cabin village and sample authentic pioneer cooking. From New England to Texas, the Appalachians to Pike's Peak, pioneer cooks had to be tough and self-sufficient--able to whip up hearty meals with little more than an iron pot and a sharp knife. Recipes range from Chisholm Trail Chili to Appalachian Stack Cake and Grandma Cody's Applesauce Cookies. If pioneer life has left you bruised and battered, we've included some curious remedies and questionable cure-alls. This book is loaded with captivating snippets of information, recipes, vintage art and photographs. Author: Ann Chandonnet; Native Ground Books; softcover 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 168 pages.

Price: $18.99    
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