Click to enlargeWHAT MRS. FISHER KNOWS
ABOUT OLD SOUTHERN COOKING,
SOUPS, PICKLES, PRESERVES, etc.
(San Francisco 1881)

By Mrs. Abby Fisher, with introduction and historical notes by Karen Hess. The first known published cookbook written by an African-American, reprinted only once before in a limited edition of 100 copies. Mrs. Fisher was a former slave from Mobile, Alabama who began cooking for San Francisco society in the late 1870ís. 94 pages. Softcover.



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