The Resource Abraham lincoln in the kitchen : a culinary view of Lincoln's life and times, Rae Katherine Eighmey, (electronic resource)

Abraham lincoln in the kitchen : a culinary view of Lincoln's life and times, Rae Katherine Eighmey, (electronic resource)

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Abraham lincoln in the kitchen : a culinary view of Lincoln's life and times
Title
Abraham lincoln in the kitchen
Title remainder
a culinary view of Lincoln's life and times
Statement of responsibility
Rae Katherine Eighmey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen is a culinary biography unlike any before. The very assertion of the title--that Abraham Lincoln cooked--is fascinating and true. It's an insight into the everyday life of one of our nation's favorite and most esteemed presidents and a way to experience flavors and textures of the past. Eighmey solves riddles such as what type of barbecue could be served to thousands at political rallies when paper plates and napkins didn't exist, and what gingerbread recipe could have been Lincoln's childhood favorite when few families owned cookie cutters and he could carry the cookies in his pocket. Through Eighmey's eyes and culinary research and experiments--including sleuthing for Lincoln's grocery bills in Springfield ledgers and turning a backyard grill into a cast-iron stove--the foods that Lincoln enjoyed, cooked, or served are translated into modern recipes so that authentic meals and foods of 1820-1865 are possible for home cooks. Feel free to pull up a chair to Lincoln's table"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Eighmey, Rae Katherine
Dewey number
641.5973
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX715
LC item number
.E3368 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Cooking, American
  • Presidents
  • COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / Middle Western States
  • COOKING / History
  • HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • United States
Label
Abraham lincoln in the kitchen : a culinary view of Lincoln's life and times, Rae Katherine Eighmey, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0013698560
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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1 online resource (pages cm)
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unknown
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unknown
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electronic
Isbn
9781588344601
Lccn
oc2013107925
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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0013698560
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Label
Abraham lincoln in the kitchen : a culinary view of Lincoln's life and times, Rae Katherine Eighmey, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0013698560
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1 online resource (pages cm)
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781588344601
Lccn
oc2013107925
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0013698560
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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