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[review and recipe] Fannie in the Kitchen by Deborah Hopkinson and Nancy Carpenter

Several years ago, Anamaria at Books Together tipped me off to this charming picture book about Fannie Farmer by Deborah Hopkinson and Nancy Carpenter. Happy to say I’m… 1,403 more words

Book Reviews (all Genres)

Time for spring-rhubarb pie

I think this has to be my all-time favorite pie. I like strawberry rhubarb just as much, but this time I wanted plain rhubarb. Rhubarb is a spring fruit. 500 more words

Cooking And Baking


The origins of the brownie are somewhat mysterious and controversial. Chicago’s Palmer House Hotel, cookbook author Fannie Farmer, and an unknown housewife in Bangor, Maine, all have some claim on its creation. 1,217 more words

Food History

Fanny Farmer Fans the Flames with Cook Book

Fannie Farmer born on this date in 1857. Her book, Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, became a hugely popular cook book and remains one of the best known cooking references.

Publishing History

Cottage Pudding

I became interested in cottage pudding largely because of its name. Why was it called a pudding, since it seemed to be a cake, and why a cottage pudding? 936 more words

Food History

50 Women Game Changers in Food: Fannie Farmer (Week 3)

In 2011, Gourmet released their list of the 50 Women Game Changers in Food. I stumbled on this entirely by accident. One week a couple of months ago, I was meal planning, and didn’t have access to my Ina Garten cookbooks. 965 more words

50 Women Game Changers

You Know You're a Foodie When...

You spend most of the day reading the new copy of The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, cover to cover. You have the facsimile 1896 version for comparison sitting right next to you. 36 more words