Old-Time Farmhouse Cooking – Book

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Climb down off your tractor and dig into some old-fashioned, farm-fresh comfort food! We’ve got cranberry beef stew simmering on the old wood cookstove and some sweet corn just pulled off the stalks. Try a dab of this farm-churned golden butter on the orange rye bread still warm from the oven. Whether you’re a born farmer, or a country-minded city person, you’ll enjoy these creative rural American recipes from a time when the food was wholesome and life was full of fresh air and sunshine. These recipes, stores, jokes, advice, farm lore, and illustrations were collected from a wide variety of American agricultural sources from the 1880s to the 1950s. 5 ½ x 8 ½, 72 pages.

RECIPES INCLUDE: Soups: Georgia Gumbo, Fresh Tomato Soup, Irish Beef Stew, Meat & Vegetable, Breads: Apple Bread, Boston Brown Bread, Butter Buns, Buttermilk Biscuits, Cornmeal Crisps, Ginger Cornbread, Graham Nut Bread, Hot Cross Buns, Oatmeal Bread, Orange Rye Bread, Meats: Baked Hams & Yams, Barbeque Pork Balls, Chicken Pie , Chicken Pot Pie, Cranberry Pot Roast, Little Meat Pies, Meat Loaf, Pilgrim Pie, Pork Stuffed Apples, Turkey Roly-Poly, Tomatoes: Deviled Tomatoes, Poinsettia Salad, Tomato Cookies, Tomato Corn Casserole, Tomato Surprise, Vegetables: Carrots with Beets, Green Corn Puffs, Polenta, Stuffed Sweet Potato, Stuffed Celery, Vegetable Pie, Welsh Rarebit, Desserts: Apple Cake, Apple Dowdy, Apple Orange Pie, Coconut Chews, Cream Cake, Cream Raspberry Pie, Currant Cards, Fig & Pecan Cookies, Fruit Cake, Ginger Snaps, Huckleberry Pie, Lemon Snaps, Maple Apples, Pie Crust, Raspberry Cake, Seed Cake, Pickles & Jam: Dill Pickles, Pickled Okra, Carrot Jam, Plum Conserve.

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Weight .36875 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11.5 × .5 in

4 reviews for Old-Time Farmhouse Cooking – Book

  1. Aunt Ruthie

    If you like reading cookbooks, this one takes the cake!

  2. E Montgomery

    I recently bought Old-Time Farmhouse Cooking and The Lost Art of Pie-Making. What fun your books are! And the recipes are delicious. Thank you.

  3. Wisconsin Bookwatch

    Lovingly compiled by historic cooking expert Barbara Swell, Old-Time Farmhouse Cooking is a superbly presented collection of authentic recipes with generational appeal and old-time flavor.

  4. Jeanette Haley, Museum of Pioneer History

    Barbara Swell has the neatest cookbooks. They make such great gifts.

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