Divided into three distinct sections, this beautiful, keepsake book helps you celebrate your favorite family recipes and memories.
Part one explores the social history of food, detailing how your ancestors' diets were impacted by where and where they lived. You'll also learn how to find and collect family recipes and where to find historical recipes typical of your ancestors' era.
Part two helps you understand historical recipes with measurement and temperature conversion charts, a glossary of historical cooking terms, and historical recipes reprinted from nineteenth and early twentieth century cookbooks.
Part three is a beautiful recipe journal with pages for you to record your favorite family recipes and special memories connected to each dish.
Contents of From the Family Kitchen
Chapter 1: Food Heritage
Chapter 2: They Brought Their Food With Them
Chapter 3: Oysters, Peacocks, and Green Jell-O
Chapter 4: Food Throughout Time
Chapter 5: Cookbooks and Menus
Chapter 6: How to Find Your Ancestors' Recipes
Chapter 7: Decipher Old Cooking Terms
Chapter 8: The Art of Dining and Cleaning
Chapter 9: Historical Recipes
Bibliography and Resources