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Month: April 2017

Fannie Farmer Cooking for the Sick

Fannie Farmer Cooking for the Sick

FANNIE FARMER: COOKING FOR THE SICK Long before Julia Childs captured the attention of American housewives with her French cuisine in the 1960s another American revolutionized home cooking with her standardization of measurements and practical recipes for the Bostonian housewife. Fannie Farmer, the polio survivor, turned student, turned principal, and later author, was well known for her scientific study of food. She reworked old recipes and taught the science behind food at the Boston School of Cooking where she became…

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