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Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture

John van Willigen


Simply expressed, the book is a history of Kentucky cookbooks. The cookbooks considered include those written by authors with roots in Kentucky or produced by Kentucky-based groups such as churches, schools, homemaker association, service organizations, and others. The text is accompanied by an extensive bibliography of Kentucky cookbooks. Following an introductory discussion of cookbooks and their recipes, chapters are arranged chronologically, starting with a discussion of the earliest Kentucky cookbook, The Kentucky Housewife, written by Mrs. Lettice Bryan and published in 1839. Succeeding ... More

Keywords: cookbook, culinary history, foodways, Kentucky cuisine, cooking

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813146898
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813146898.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John van Willigen, author
University of Kentucky