by Lela Nargi
One of the magazines most popular offerings was advice on baking,. The recipes in the magazine gave farm family new recipes for making everything from basic bread to much-loved holiday desserts.
This cookbook contains recipes for elaborate cakes, muffins for church functions, rich breads for a warming breakfast or a lunch-pail sandwich, and pies for threshing parties. Recreate the fragrant kitchens and delectable tastes of farm days gone by.
Serve up a piece of the past as you savor the flavor of farm kitchen cooking! Long before the Internet and high-speed travel connected us all, The Farmers Wife magazine gave hard-working rural women a place to find and share advice about everything from raising chickens to running a farm kitchen.
All of the recipes in the following four cookbooks first appeared on the pages of The Farmer’s Wife magazine. The classic recipes in these cookbooks have been adapted for the needs of the modern kitchen, but they still preserve the flavor of a life dedicated to feeding not just the family, but also the nation.