Image from page 183 of “The Boston Cooking School magazine of culinary science and domestic economics” (1896)

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A few nice cookbook images I found:

Image from page 183 of “The Boston Cooking School magazine of culinary science and domestic economics” (1896)
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Identifier: bostoncookingsch19hill_7
Title: The Boston Cooking School magazine of culinary science and domestic economics
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Hill, Janet McKenzie, 1852-1933, ed Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.)
Subjects: Home economics Cooking
Publisher: Boston : Boston Cooking-School Magazine
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library

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Edinburgh from Calton Hill From Edinburgh to London By Mary H. Northend THE view of Edinburgh fromCalton Hill is always a favoritewith the tourist, who visits forthe first time the Athens of theNorth. It is even more well belovedby him who revisits Dunedin, theMaiden Town, as the Scottish Bardsloved to call their capital. Here is familiar, classic ground.Directly in front, in the middle dis-tance, looms Castle Rock, rising boldlyand abruptly from the town, and over-looking both the sea and the neigh-boring mountains. This is the oldestpart of the city, fortified long beforeauthentic history began. The most 115 116 THE BOSTON COOKING-SCHOOL MAGAZINE

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Monument to Sir Walter Scott interesting room in the castle is theapartment known as the CrownRoom, where the visitor may see thediscarded relics of Scotlands sover-eignty,— the splendid crown jewels,the scepter, the sword of state, thecrown of Scotland once worn byRobert Bruce. There is somethingprofoundly pathetic in these memorialsof Scottish royalty; the feeling is notlessened by remembering the fact thatScotland has never been conqueredwithin the memory of man. Herunion with England is simplyeconomic proposition. To the right of the picture, an the stately Gothic spire belongs to themonument erected in honor of SirWalter Scott. It is more than twohundred feet high, and is composed ofred sandstone. In its principal nichesstand figures which represent well-known characters in Scotts writings;while in the center, under a canopy,is a marble statue of Sir Walter him- self, with his favorite dog crouched byhis side. The city of Edinburgh consists oftwo towns, the Old and the New, pre

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Image from page 671 of “American cookery” (1914)
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Identifier: americancookery19unse_0
Title: American cookery
Year: 1914 (1910s)
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Publisher: New York [etc.] : Whitney Publications [etc.]
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hings happened.Winter waned, and by the time thetrees were all in leaf again the entireaspect of the place had changed. Quaintlittle foot bridges and cobblestone pathsand steps adorned the bare surface ofthe earth; shrubbery and vines had beenplanted in the yard and along theAqueduct wall; while a beautiful kitchengarden of made-earth was alreadypromising a bountiful harvest. Butthe master stroke of the hoboes wasthe fountain that bubbled at the backdoor. Like all else, its origin was asmysteriously beautiful as if it had beenthe work of fairies rather than that oftwo simple, kindly hearted tramps.Perhaps the good fairies did help, atleast there lay the huge hollow rockwhich Nature had shaped for it centuriesbefore. This had been regarded as aneyesore until one of the tramps suggestedthat here was the basin for a fountain,and that only the addition of a cementedstone coping would be required. 667 668 AMERICAN COOKERY Now we must locate a spring nearby,cried Mrs. Dressier triumphantly.

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PAINTING ON STAIRWAY If there is one we will find it!promised the hoboes. Twenty minutes later, as they laboredwith pick and axe in the flinty soil, aspring gushed forth out of the big rockjust above the fountain, from whichwater was easily piped down the hill-side. Today goldfish play hide-and-go-seek under water lily pads, and the waterstreams forth from the smiling mouthof a lovely little bronze cherub poisedon a mammoth turtle in the midst of thefountain. At last the tramps restedcontentedly from their labors. Soon afterwards there came a daywhen the bees and all living insectswere astir; flight after flight of birdspassed over the Hudson; young rabbitsscuttled from their burrows under therhododendrons, and a band of gypsiespassed Northward. There was wander-lust in the air. The tramps gazedwistfully after the gaudy van, and they,too, journeyed on. Shall we enter Aqua Rock from thehighway, climbing the stone stairwaywhich winds round several landings, up,x\p to the tiptop of the t

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1937 Boston Cooking School by Fannie Farmer

June 27, 2013 · Posted in Cook Books · Comment 

Check out these cook books images:

1937 Boston Cooking School by Fannie Farmer
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Going back in’na day with my vintage cookbooks.

How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman
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