BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)

A Cook Book of Tried and Approved Recipes

The Shelf2Life Food, Cooking & Recipes Collection is a unique set of pre-1923 cookbooks and other materials focused on food preparation, preservation and cooking instruction. From recipes for steamed dumplings, roast beef and pumpkin soup to peach pie, soft molasses gingerbread and baked custard, these titles offer ample instructions, all while igniting the senses. Tucked between pages teaching the art of carving and kitchen cleaning techniques are lively poems, sonsenses. Tucked between pages teaching the art of carving and kitchen cleaning techniques are lively poems, songs and diary excerpts from enthusiasts around the world singing the praises of food. read more