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Cookbook Research – Windermere Cookery

Cookbook Research: Windermere Cookery Using Cookbooks to Document the Challenges and Solutions of Daily Home Life  Cookbooks (and cookbook research) are sometimes not taken seriously.  Ferguson (2012) suggests that cookbooks deserve respect as a form of minor literature: they are written in stripped-down functional English that can be easily recognized (like poetry): they are political […]

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Cookbook Research

Cookbook Research Provides a Window to BC Food History – The Navy League Chapter of the Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire Victory Cook Book (1941)   Cookbooks are increasingly being recognized as primary sources for historical research as they offer original, uninterpreted information often reflecting tastes and cooking practices of the home cooks. […]

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Okanagan History Journal Bibliography

  As Gale mentioned in her May 3 Blog, during the past year we have reviewed three BC history journals searching for articles that can be considered “food history”. Our goal was to identify published articles that were specifically about food history in BC; and to create a reference for researchers interested in BC Food […]

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BC Studies Annotated Bibliography – Food History

For the past year one of the projects of the BC Food History Network has been to determine what has been reported that could be considered “food history” in historical journals produced in BC. We undertook this exploration to serve two functions: a) to determine what has been written specifically about food history in BC; […]

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