The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories
The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories

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Annotation: Recipes based on the pioneer food written about in the "Little House" books of Laura Ingalls Wilder, along with quotes from the books and descriptions of the food and cooking of pioneer times.
Genre: Cookbooks
Catalog Number: #178100
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
All Formats: Search
Publisher: HarperCollins
Copyright Date: 1979
Edition Date: 1989
Illustrator: Williams, Garth,
Pages: xv, 240 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: Publisher: 0-06-446090-8 Perma-Bound: 0-605-33184-7
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-06-446090-3 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-33184-6
Dewey: 641.5
LCCN: 76058733
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
Expanded from material in the Wilder books, this handsome, useful volume celebrates the ancient pleasure of preparing food in a setting of family life. Passages from the Little House books place the foods and recipes firmly in their proper contexts, and each chapter is studded with pertinent historical facts. Beautifully designed, and illustrated with Williams's famous drawings, the book is both a culinary and a literary feast. Bib., glos., ind.
Publishers Weekly
Over 100 authentic recipes of pioneer food from the pages of Laura Ingalls Wilder's series are included in this book. All ages. (Sept.)
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reading Level: 5.0
Interest Level: 4-7
Reading Counts!: reading level:6.5 / points:5.0 / quiz:Q06942
Lexile: NP

This award-winning cookbook features more than 100 of the recipes that Laura Ingalls Wilder chronicles in her classic Little House books. A great gift for Little House fans and anyone who wants more information about what life on the prairie was really like.

With this cookbook, you can learn how to make classic frontier dishes like corn dodgers, mincemeat pie, cracklings, and pulled molasses candy. The book also includes excerpts from the Little House books, fascinating and thoroughly researched historical context, and details about the cooking methods that pioneers like Ma Ingalls used, as well as illustrations by beloved artist Garth Williams.

This is a chance to dive into the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder, American pioneer, women's club member, and farm homesteader.

This book has been widely praised and is the winner of the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. The Horn Book praised it as "a culinary and literary feast."

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