Logo

Virtual Discover Series: Women's History in the Archives - Shared screen with speaker view
Barbara Prince
16:07
Hello from Novi, Michigan
Susan Stanfield
16:27
It was always served in some way at dinner growing up.
Anne Bennington-Helber
16:38
Hello, thanks for joining us today. Write in the chat where you are joining us from.
Barbara Prince
16:47
Do not like aspic either.
Veronica Makowsky
16:51
Hello, from Deep River, Connecticut!
Anne Bennington-Helber
17:01
Be sure to select all panelists for everyone to see your comment.
Pat Cornett
17:26
Pat Cornett from Beverly Hills. I'm a former volunteer for the Janice Bluestein Longone culinary archives, many years ago.
Anne Bennington-Helber
17:38
Welcome Everyone! Please take our poll about food and memories. Then share a story with us in chat! Please remember to select "all panelists and attendees" for everyone to see your comment!
Anne Bennington-Helber
18:03
Hi Pat, nice to see you. What an unbelievable collection.
Barbara Prince
19:14
From a family who did much ethnic recipes and fun sill using them.
Veronica Makowsky
19:51
I remember my father and grandmother making homemade horseradish with a box grater from the root. Even though they were outside the house, they would weep from the fumes.
Betty Bishop
20:23
Holiday meals, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not only the delicikous food but also the memories of the family and friends who were there.
Barbara Prince
20:38
Oh how I remember making horseradish.
Anne Bennington-Helber
21:10
I have a bundle of hickory nuts in my front yard, Angela, I'll drop some off.
Anne Bennington-Helber
21:37
Not a chance, Jayne.
Barbara Prince
21:42
Canning again after 60 years been a challenge.
Judith Steeh
22:16
Oh yes, cracking hickory nuts! That was my job too … and I sure wouldn't do it today!
Anne Bennington-Helber
22:27
What are you canning, Barbara?
Anne Bennington-Helber
22:41
clements.umich.edu
Anthony Aguirre
23:11
From Tony. How can anyone hate V8 juice, it’s your entire recommended daily veg. ration? I have a glass very day for breakfast!
Jayne Ptolemy
23:25
nooooo, not V8!!
Anne Bennington-Helber
23:56
Public Programs
Anne Bennington-Helber
23:57
https://clements.umich.edu/events/
Barbara Prince
24:54
Daughter in law wanted to do dill pickles. It ended up being a hoot. Fortunately I still had some “vintage” utensils since nothing available locally. Made jam also.
Anne Bennington-Helber
25:06
clements.umich.edu
Anne Bennington-Helber
27:01
Jayne Ptolemyhttps://clements.umich.edu/people/jayne-ptolemy/
Anne Bennington-Helber
29:45
Sara Quashniehttps://clements.umich.edu/people/sara-quashnie/
Anne Bennington-Helber
29:57
Susan Stanfieldhttps://hb2504.utep.edu/Home/Profile?username=sjstanfield
Anne Bennington-Helber
30:58
Marcus Jamieson collection (1876-1902, bulk 1876-1884, 1891-1898)https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-3076.3jam?id=navbarbrowselink;view=text
Anne Bennington-Helber
33:04
Jane Lawrence Recipe Book, from the above Manuscript Recipe Book Collection
Anne Bennington-Helber
33:12
Manuscript Recipe Book collection 1793-1959, bulk 19th centuryhttps://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-2222man?rgn=Entire+Finding+Aid;view=text
Anne Bennington-Helber
34:15
Cucina = Cuisine = Küche = Kichen = Keuken.
Anne Bennington-Helber
34:26
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/w/wcl1ic/x-2201/WCL002292
Deborah Poinier
35:11
I just wanted to say thank you for this very interesting topic for discussion! The majority of my memories have some association with food. Unfortunately, I must leave for now, but will watch the recording tomorrow. Thanks to you all!
Anne Bennington-Helber
35:26
Thanks, Deborah
Anne Bennington-Helber
36:00
Sarah Smith Cox Browne, Manuscript Cookbook, 1863. Browne Family Papers Series II, Cambridge, MA: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
Anne Bennington-Helber
37:00
Harrison Cake (baked)Harrison Cake made from 1851 Manuscript Cookbook, Connecticut Historical Society.
Anne Bennington-Helber
37:32
Election Cake
Anne Bennington-Helber
37:33
https://whatscookingamerica.net/History/Cakes/ElectionCake.htm
Anne Bennington-Helber
37:50
Henry Clay Cake made from manuscript cookbook, circa 1860.
Barbara Prince
38:15
Remember the Watergate cake. Also if anyone read Kitchen House — that has a great recipe also.
Paul Erickson
39:01
Mark Zanger's "American History Cookbook" has a great section on political cakes:
Paul Erickson
39:49
(He has corrected the recipes to work with modern ingredients, so they actually work.)
Anne Bennington-Helber
39:57
Manuscript Recipe Book collection ( 1793-1959, bulk 19th century)https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-2222man?view=text#Contents%20Lis
Anne Bennington-Helber
41:17
American Cake by Anne Brynhttps://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/594175/american-cake-by-anne-byrn-new-york-times-bestselling-author-of-the-cake-mix-doctor/
Anne Bennington-Helber
42:16
Melinda Russellhttps://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005633422
Victoria Bernal
44:17
These cakes are amazing! Also, really appreciate all these links to finding aids and additional info. So helpful!
Anne Bennington-Helber
46:15
Don't you just want to start baking?
Anne Bennington-Helber
49:26
American Cookery 2016 paperback version
Anne Bennington-Helber
49:27
https://www.amazon.com/American-Cookery-Amelia-Simmons/dp/154034875X
Victoria Bernal
50:12
Yes!!! (to the baking question). Tho it’s 106 degrees outside in my part of Los Angeles, so will have to wait for a cooler day. :)
Cheryl Thurber
52:55
In addition to political, don't forget scripture cake, with ingredients listed by Bible.
Anne Bennington-Helber
56:56
The Creole Cookery Book
Anne Bennington-Helber
56:57
https://search.lib.umich.edu/catalog/record/004607309
Anne Bennington-Helber
59:40
The Woman Suffrage Cook Bookhttps://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31822042771246&view=1up&seq=25
Anne Bennington-Helber
59:50
Washington Women’s Cookbookhttps://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/101767222
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:09:31
The Language of Food
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:09:32
https://wwnorton.com/books/The-Language-of-Food/
Victoria Bernal
01:10:06
Really enjoying this talk!! Here in Los Angeles, we just tried a social media project using the #ArchivesCooking hashtag for National Cooking Day on September 25. Worked with Homestead Museum and Autry Library & Archives, in which various staff members (all working from home) cooked from cookbooks in their collections and we shared results on Twitter. Was really fun/interesting to see all these old recipes used in 2020 & the stories they inspired — someone even tried a Lady Baltimore cake. All this to say, just really appreciate this conversation and the larger framing of the importance of cookbooks in the archives.
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:11:05
How fun and delicious! And visually pleasing I'm sure.
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:11:30
Cookbook for Kitchen Patriots
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:11:31
https://search.lib.umich.edu/catalog/record/006839040
Bonnie Dede
01:13:04
Thank you for this wonderful presentation!
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:15:59
The Godey's Lady's book receipts and household hints /carefully selected and arranged by S. Annie Frost ...
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:16:05
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005624470
Linda Klein
01:17:04
I have some vintage cooking magazines from the 1930s and 1940s from the Boston School of Cookery. Has anecdotes, menus, etc. Many of the foods I never heard of!
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:18:38
The Cookbook Collector: A Novel
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:18:59
https://www.amazon.com/Cookbook-Collector-Novel-Allegra-Goodman/dp/0385340869
Linda Klein
01:19:02
I like to cook old recipes without using modern equipment and using old methods described (like "add dry ingredients alternately with liquid")
Lee Eltzroth
01:22:26
If you’re interested in 19th century cooking in the South, see “Tullie’s Receipts — Nineteenth Century Plantation Plain Style Southern Cooking and Living” (1976, Kitchen Guild of the Tullie Smith House, Atlanta Historical Society)
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:25:43
https://arts.umich.edu/cultural-collections/janice-bluestein-longone-culinary-archive/
Linda Klein
01:25:52
A recipe for Rice Cakes in the Godey's Lady's "receipt book" says to "beat all [ingredients} together for half an hour". Imagine using a spoon or maybe some type of handmade whisk and stirring briskly for a half hour!
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:26:08
Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:27:08
https://www.lib.umich.edu/collections/collecting-areas/special-collections-and-archives/janice-bluestein-longone-culinary/
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:31:52
I miss it so much.
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:35:39
Weld-Grimké family papers (1740-1930, bulk 1825-1899)https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/clementsead/umich-wcl-M-400wel
Lee Eltzroth
01:36:01
Take a look at the Brit series “The Duchess of Duke Street” for a look at a woman who becomes a wonderful cook, and ends up telling others how to do it correctly. Fun series.
Anne Bennington-Helber
01:36:48
It's available on Amazon Prime Video
Victoria Bernal
01:40:09
Thank you to all the panelists for a great talk/presentation!! And thanks to everyone sharing links and resources in the Chat! Really appreciate it! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 (and will definitely check out “The Duchess of Duke Street”).
Veronica Makowsky
01:40:31
Thank you so much for this interesting session!