At Feeding America, the online repository of Michigan State University’s special collection of historic cookbooks, you can read the full texts of 75 cookbooks published between 1798 and 1922, reports rworange.

Nancy Berry’s favorite books in the collection are “Aunt Babette’s” Cook Book from 1889, which she describes as a “very good” Jewish cookbook with lots of traditional recipes, and the Chinese-Japanese Cook Book, published in 1914, which contains “some surprisingly good recipes.”

Board Link: Feeding America–75 online cookbooks published between 1798 and 1922

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