Home Ec teachers were the backbone of the small communities for years. They led the young women from childhood into adulthood by teaching them how to manage a household.
The recipes they used in those classes were time tested and usually easy for beginning cooks to follow. This cookbook is a collection of the best recipes Home Ec teachers could find.
1976 The Best of Home Economics Teachers Bicentennial Cookbook
Paperback, spiral comb bound, 302 pages
Condition: Like New
This Limited Edition cookbook is a collection of favorite recipes from community experts on food, Home Economics Teachers. In celebration of America’s bicentennial, the recipes included in this book come from every corner of the country and from every culture.
Regional American Favorites
Ground Beef Favorites
Quick and Easy Favorites
Money Saving Favorites
Pie and Pastry Favorites
Foreign Food Favorites
Abbreviations and Substitutions
Metric Conversion Chart
Note, the Metric Conversion Chart was very important as the United States was just beginning to utilize metric measurements alongside the old English standards. Students had entire courses in Metrics taught in schools
A special section in the cookbook includes favorite recipes of historical statesmen. So if you’ve wondered about what type of soup President Benjamin Harrison liked (fish chowder), you’ll find that recipe in here!
Several color photograph pages are in this cookbook. The vivid colors will tempt you to try the featured recipe. Lots of black and white photos are also printed.
1 (4oz) can mushroom steams and pieces
1 (10 oz) package frozen green peas
1 sm onion, chopped
½ cup chopped celery
3 tablespoons butter
1 (2 oz) jar pimentos, drained and chopped
½ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Drain mushrooms, reserving liquid. Cook peas according to package directions, substituting reserved liquid for equal amount of water; drain. Cook onion and celery in butter in saucepan until soft. Add mushrooms and pimentos; heat thoroughly. Add peas and seasonings; heat through.
Lettie Ann Boggs, Orrville, Ohio
*** please note*** these are used books. The condition is stated in light of the fact that they are old, pre-owned, worn and have been read before. Some of the books show considerable use, while others are like new. They are sold “as is”.
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