Fannie Farmer


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an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)

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OLD-FASHIONED GRIDDLECAKES This recipe is adapted from The Fannie Farmer Cookbook.
Based on Hot Rolls recipe from "The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, 11th edition'' (Little, Brown and Co., 1965)
I believe a new generation of shortbread cookies has been birthed, and Fannie Farmer herself would be very proud.
Her devotion to standard American fare made her a venerated figure in the food world whose revised edition of 'The Fannie Farmer Cookbook', a basic text for home cooks since 1896, brought her philosophy back into the mainstream.
Fannie's Last Supper: Re-creating One Amazing Meal from Fannie Farmer's 1896 Cookbook offers up a twelve-course dinner from a classic, comes from the founder of America's Test Kitchen, and provides a fine pairing of recipes and American culinary history.
As far back as 1896, Fannie Farmer offered more than 1,800 recipes for everything from "after-dinner coffee" to capon in aspic.
During the 19th century corn chowder became a well-known vairtey: It'sthe only non-seafood chowder inculded in Fannie Farmer's cookbook.
Through a small girl's eyes, we see what happens when Fannie Farmer, who pretty much invented modern, measured recipes, becomes her mother's cook.
However, by the publication of Irma Rombauer's Joy of Cooking in 1931, the tone of cooking manuals changed from Fannie Farmer's authoritative voice in The Boston Cooking School Cook Book, to Rombauer's motherly advice.
Essentially, these are all American cookbooks from the 20th century (except for the first Fannie Farmer), although several were originally published in England and several of the authors are not American.
Cunningham, the modern Fannie Farmer and celebrated champion of the home cook, has compiled a collection of unabashedly old-fashioned recipes.
Schools were organized to instruct in salesmanship and bookkeeping; there was also North Bennett Street School to teach basic crafts, such as sewing, drafting, furniture making, and bookbinding, and the Boston School of Cooking, where Fannie Farmer trained cooking teachers and developed her cookbook advancing the concept of level measurement.
The site had previously offered such classic works as Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, ninth edition (which was first published in 1901); Strunk's Elements of Style; Flowler's the King English, second edition; Emily Post's Etiquette; the Cambridge History of English & American Literature (all 18 volumes of the valuable research tool, with more than 11,000 pages, as published 1907-1921); six classic poetry anthologies; and Fannie Farmer's Cookbook.
"Whenever I gave up chocolate for Lent, I OD'd on Fannie Farmer chocolate eggs on Easter Sunday and got a queasy stomach and cavities."