The Boomerang

Understand history. Understand the world.

On August 28, 2014, I published the following post on Book Riot:

Reading Old Cookbooks (For History, Not Recipes)

Do you enjoy reading historical nonfiction?

Have you ever thought of reading an old cookbook to satisfy your cravings?

Now you might be wondering, can a cookbook be a historical document?

Let me explain.

At my parents’ house, in the room where the book scorpions live, there is a cookbook from 1886. The title is… If you would like to read the rest of the piece, please click here.

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