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Aunt Priscilla in the kitchen; a collection of winter-time recipes, seasonable menus and suggestions for afternoon teas and special holiday parties, by Aunt Priscilla, herself.

Author/Creator:
Purcell, Eleanor, 1885-
Other Title:
Aunt Priscilla's Recipes
Publication:
Baltimore, Md., Published by Aunt Priscilla Publishing Co. [©1929]
Format/Description:
Book
176 pages illustrations 19 cm
Subjects:
Cooking, American.
Menus.
Cooking, American.
Menus.
Place of Publication:
United States Maryland Baltimore.
Contents:
Christmas at Miss Sallie's
Christmas and holiday dinners
Breakfasts for Christmas and the holidays
Christmas teas
Party menus for New Year's Eve
Valentine's Dinner
Washington's birthday dinner party
Washington's birthday tea
Washington's birthday luncheon
Soups
Fish
Shell fish
Poultry
Game
Eggs
Meats
Vegetables
Salads
Sauces and dressings
Cheese dishes
Bread
Griddle cakes
Sandwich fillings
Pies and pastry
Cakes
Icings and fillings
Cookies
Desserts
Ice cream
Beverages
Candy.
Notes:
"Aunt Priscilla" is the pseudonym of Eleanor Purcell who used the image of the Mammy archetype to create a daily food column in the Baltimore Sun called 'Aunt Priscilla's Recipes'. It was written in an exaggerated slave dialect ("Christmas dese days ain't what it uster be when I was young.").
"Winter" printed on spine.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1929
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2506093
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