Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The 1918 Fannie Farmer Cookbook from Bartleby

Since Cooking Season has begun, you'll want to Bookmark the 1918 Boston Cooking School Cookbook, otherwise known as the Fannie Farmer Cookbook from

The entire book with 1,849 recipes is available, just select your menu items.

Here's a nice tomato soup to get you started.

Tomato Soup with Stock
1 quart Brown Soup Stock1/3 cup flour
1 can tomatoesOnion1/4 cup each cut in dice
1/2 teaspoon peppercornsCarrot
1 small bay leafCelery
3 clovesRaw ham
3 sprigs thymeSalt
4 tablespoons butterPepper
Cook onion, carrot, celery, and ham in butter five minutes, add flour, peppercorns, bay leaf, cloves, and thyme, and cook three minutes; then add tomatoes, cover, and cook slowly one hour. When cooked in oven it requires less watching. Rub through a strainer, add hot stock, and season with salt and pepper.

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