The Robert E. Lee Family Cooking & Housekeeping Book

Zimmer, Anne Carter (Book - 1997)
The Robert E. Lee Family Cooking & Housekeeping Book

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Based on Mrs. Lee's personal notebook and presented by her great-granddaughter, this charming book is a treasury of recipes, remedies, and household history. Both the original and modern versions of 70 recipes are included.
Authors: Zimmer, Anne Carter
Title: The Robert E. Lee family cooking & housekeeping book
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1997
Characteristics: xi, 283 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
ISBN: 0807823694
Branch Call Number: 641.5973 Zi
Statement of Responsibility: Anne Carter Zimmer
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-265) and indexes
Subject Headings: Cooking, American Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 Family
Topical Term: Cooking, American
LCCN: 97014383
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Packed with recipes, shopping lists, and other domestic jottings, the notebook opened an intimate window onto an earlier way of life. The food shortages even affected the Lee family while General Lee was away. Correspondence between the Lees states that Mrs. Lee and her family lived on 1/4 lb. of... Read More »

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