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From Williams's Us Two Cook Book
From Williams's Us Two Cook Book
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Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. Other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives.

I. Books and Published Materials

Please note that the publication dates listed refer to the original publication date; the reprint date may be later.
  • A Colonial Plantation Cookbook: The Receipt Book of Harriott Pinckney Horry, 1770 [1984 reprint]
  • Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts in All the Useful and Domestic Arts: Constituting a Complete Practical Library Relative to Agriculture, Bees, Bleaching, Brewing, Calico Printing, Carving at Table, Cements, Confectionary, Cookery ..., Colin Mackenzie, 1829
  • The Southern gardener and receipt book: containing directions for gardening; a collection of valuable receipts for cookery, the preservation of fruits and other articles of household consumption, and for the cure of diseases, P. Thornton, 1840; contains Harriet Furman's handwritten recipes and notes
  • The Carolina Housewife, Sarah Rutledge, facsimile of 1847 edition
  • Mrs. Hill's Southern Practical Cookery and Receipt Book, facsimile of 1872 edition
  • How to Cook Fish, Olive Green, 1908
  • Us two cook book: containing tested recipes for two persons, Jennie B. Williams, c1909
  • Mrs. Rorer's Canning and Preserving, Mrs. S. T. Rorer, 1912
  • Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, 1917
  • 200 Years of Charleston Cooking, Blanche S. Rhett, edited by Lettie Gay, introduction and explanatory matter by Helen Woodward, 1934
  • Herbal Delights, Mrs. C.F. Leyel, 1938
  • The South American Cook Book, Cora, Rose, and Bob Brown, 1939
  • Soups, Sauces, and Gravies, Cora, Rose, and Bob Brown, 1939
  • Pet Milk Cookbook, 1940s
  • Gibson's Refrigerator Recipes,1940
  • Parties on a Shoe String, Marni Wood, 1941
  • Cross Creek Cookery, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (author of The Yearling), 1942
  • America's Cook Book, The New York Herald Tribune Home Institute, 1944, [Wartime supplement appears after the index]
  • 400 Salads, Florence A. Cowles and Florence LaGanke Harris, 1944
  • Greenville Hosts and Hostesses, Junior Charities of Greenville, South Carolina, 1945
  • The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, Fannie Merritt Farmer, 1946
  • Minute Magic with the Ekco Pressure Cooker, 1946
  • The Frozen Food Cook Book, Jean I. Simpson and Demetria M. Taylor, 1948
  • The Successful Hostess, Elizabeth Hedgecoth, 1949
  • Cookbook, 1950s
  • How to Prepare a Maine Lobster, 1950s
  • Hamilton Beach Food Mixer with Mixguide and Pyrex Ware Bowls: Instructions and Tested Recipes, 1951
  • Freezing Foods for Home Use, 1954
  • The South Carolina Cook Book; a collection of recipes, South Carolina Council of Farm Women, 1954
  • Clemson House Cookbook, Russie H. Paget, 1955
  • The Complete Book of Outdoor Cookery, Helen Evans Brown and James A. Beard, 1955
  • The American everyday cookbook, Agnes Murphy, c1955
  • 7-Up Goes to a Party! Recipes for Barbecues, Guest Dinners, Open Houses, Holiday Events, 1961
  • The Fleischmann Treasury of Yeast Baking, Standard Brands Limited, 1962
  • Borden's Eagle Brand (Magic Recipes), Borden's Condensed Milk Co., 1964
  • The Carolina Up-Country Cook Book, Mary C. Simms Oliphant, 1964
  • Your Retirement Food Guide, Florence Gross, 1970
  • Weight Watchers Program Cookbook, Jean Nidetch, 1973
  • Formulas for Fabulous Fingerfoods for the Fine Arts Festival, original sketches by Suzanne L. Greene, 1974
  • Nothing But the Best Southern Recipes: With Metric Working Equivalents, Kathleen Lewis Sloan, 1977
  • Receipts and Recollections, Christie Powers Zimmerman, 1977
  • Menus From History: Historic Meals and Recipes for Every Day of the Year, Janet Clarkson, 2009
  • Grits and Chardonnay, Sharon Sanford, 2009
  • A Mess of Greens: Southern Gender and Southern Food, Elizabeth S.D. Engelhardt, 2011
  • Breakfast: A History, Heather Arndt Anderson, 2013
II. Online Resources at Furman
III. Web Sites