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Enterprise Cooking School

Beulah was a very practical woman. Here in 1930 she touts the advantages of cooking with gas (evidently an advertiser with the Holden Enterprise) and by 1936 she was in Kansas City and being sponsored by the Kansas City Power … Continue reading

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Beets and More

from the Homemakers Corner – September 1, 1932 The wealth of splendid contributions contributed by Holden housewives so inspired another Missouri editor that she decided to incorporate this feature every week in her paper. After getting all details from the … Continue reading

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The Homemakers Corner: Strawberries

from The Homemakers Corner, May 31, 1934 Strawberries are in season now and everyone is probably hunting for recipes using this delicious berry either cooked or uncooked. Here are some good recipes so that you can have some lovely deserts … Continue reading

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Food My Husband Does Not Like

Beulah had a wicked sense of humor as is evident in the following column, which would have been written about three years into her marriage and a year or so after her daughter was born. The best part is that … Continue reading

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Southern Fried Chicken Pies

Mrs. L. E. (Kathleen) Claiborne’s Famous Southern Fried Chicken Pie, published in Liberty Magazine May 1948. Beulah went to Mississippi to interview Mrs. Claiborne on the recommendation of her publicist, and later New York Times Food Editor, Crag Claiborne, who … Continue reading

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Old Favorites from Childhood and The Best Table in Town

Excerpted from the Eugene Register, May 5, 1981: When nostalgia stirs the taste buds with childhood scenes and smells, nothing beats the compliment, “Like my mother used to make.” Mother’s cooking is food for both body and soul, arousing memories … Continue reading

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