The Little House Cookbook

The Little House Cookbook

Frontier Foods From Laura Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories

Book - 1993?
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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."

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [1993?], c1979.
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9780064460903
0064460908
Branch Call Number: j 641.597 WALKER B 1993
Characteristics: xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Williams, Garth

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KarenW
Sep 04, 2013

If you are a reader of the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder you will have remembered reading about a lot of food depicted in the series. Barbara Walker has found and tested the recipes for the homemade goodies that will spark a session in the kitchen. She also includes explanations about cookery in frontier times that will interest fans as well as cooks.

kjs4658 Feb 07, 2010

I made a theme dinner just using recipes from this book and it was great fun.

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