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Rose C. Muhlenberg Recipe Book, 1844-1848 | Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

By Jackie Couture

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Title: Rose C. Muhlenberg Recipe Book, 1844-1848Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Muhlenberg, Rose C.

Extent: 0.07 Cubic Feet

Date Acquired: 08/16/2012

Subjects: Cooking, American.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This manuscript cookbook dating from the 1840s is full of recipes. The recipes include entrees, soups, puddings, cakes and more as well as recipes for preserving food, health remedies and cleaning solutions. Many of the recipes reflect the dishes of various nationalities and some are attributed to individuals or to cooks at businesses such as the Royal Hotel in Derby, England and the Cambria Steamer. There are also several remedies for hair loss.

Collection Historical Note

Rose C. Muhlenberg could possibly be from Pennsylvania, but there is little other than a name to go on to research her further.

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Cooking, American.

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Repository: Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

Acquisition Source: Unknown

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Manuscript cookbook. Recipes contributed by Miss Eoff Virginia, Mrs. Budd,  Miss Leslie, Mrs. M. Kein, Lydia Heister, M. Sheaff, Mrs. Dunn, Mrs. Tucker and Mary Rush. Other names are difficult to decipher. Lancaster is also noted frequently and may be a place rather than a person. Many recipes have notations that they came from Virginia, France, England, etc.

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