A Delicious Sense of History Milestones: America's first cookbook is 200 years old, and Fannie Farmer's is 100 -- good reasons to celebrate our national culinary tradition.

June 19, 1996|By Pat Dailey | Pat Dailey,CHICAGO TRIBUNE

With the gentleness, wisdom and humor of thousands of voices, cookbooks not only feed us but also provide a history of the table. This year is a banner year for cookbooks, and not just because several thousand splashy new titles will join the already-bulging library of American cookery.

Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" (1961)

Pub Date: 6/19/96

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