At Home on the Range by M Potter

At Home on the Range

byM Potter

Hardcover | April 28, 2014

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While unpacking boxes of old family books recently, Elizabeth Gilbert rediscovered a dusty, yellowed hardcover called At Home on the Range, originally written by her great-grandmother, Margaret Yardley Potter. Having only been peripherally aware of the volume, Gilbert dug in with some curiosity, and soon found that she had stumbled upon a book far ahead of its time. Part scholar and part crusader for a more open food conversation, Potter espoused the importance of farmer's markets andethnic food (Italian, Jewish, and German), derided preservatives and culinary shortcuts, and generally celebrated a devotion to epicurean adventures. Reading this practical and humorous cookbook, it's not hard to see that Gilbert inherited her great-grandmother's love of food and her warm, infectious prose.Proceeds from this book benefit ScholarMatch (scholarmatch.org).

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Margaret Yardley Potter's book is culled from a lifetime of cooking and entertaining in her home, from the 1920s through World War II. In addition to being a cooking columnist for the Wilmington Star, she also painted, sold dresses, assisted in the birth of four grandchildren, and took up swing piano. Elizabeth Gilbert is the bes...
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Title:At Home on the RangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.25 × 6.13 × 0.85 inPublished:April 28, 2014Publisher:McSweeney'sLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1936365898

ISBN - 13:9781936365890

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