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Atlanta Cookbook 1898  

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The Southern Housekeeper, A Book of Tested Recipes

Home Department of the Ladies' Missionary Society of the Central Presbyterian Church, Atlanta


Franklin Printing & Publishing



139, [9] ad pp., [8] blank pp. titled "Fragments". Ads throughout for Atlanta businesses. Gilt-lettered brown cloth. First Edition.

An important 19th century Georgia cookbook, with one of the earliest recipes for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, as well as with a very early ad in rear for Coca-Cola. Contributors are all listed, and some of their other recipes include soft shell turtle soup, jombalaya, Cinderella pudding, watermelon sweet pickle, anisette cordial, chicken pie with eggs, and of course, Brunswick stew.

Owner's period recipes written on loose sheets of paper and laid-in loose, including one for mustard pickle on letterhead from Judge Thomas Heffries of Fulton County, Georgia. 

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Wear to extremities, contents shaken; front joint cracking, else good.

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