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Candy Makers’ Manual for the Household
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Western States
The Candy Makers’ Manual contains dozens of formulas for creating early 20th century candies, extracts, and syrups. Originally published in Colorado City, Colo., by Cal. O. Enos in the spring of 1905, the newspaper promoted the book and its author stating, “Mr. Enos is a practical and experienced candy maker . . . and as everyone in this city knows, no better candy was ever made than he puts up.”
California Cocina - A Look At Old California Cooking
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Western States
This is a reader's cookbook. Yes, it has lots of recipes from old California and new, but it also looks at California through the eyes of early Anglos through excerpts from their books and from the authors novels. When did you last use the freshly butchered stomach of a goat to develop the rennet for your cheese recipe? It's full of historical cocina (kitchen) methods which are fascinating.
Texas Treats
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Southwestern States
Twenty great Texas recipes – savory side dishes, hearty entrees, and decadent desserts. All are easy to prepare and loaded with “Lone Star” flavor. The author is a Texan-by-choice who’s lived in the Southwest for over 20 years. She writes cookbooks and comedy (among other things), and is the author of the offbeat Texas romance “Every Jack Needs His Jil”…