The Robert E. Lee Family Cooking & Housekeeping Book

The Robert E. Lee Family Cooking & Housekeeping Book

Book - 1997
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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.

Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1997], ©1997
ISBN: 9780807823699
Branch Call Number: 641.5973 Zi
Characteristics: xi, 283 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm


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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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