Posts Tagged “Lela Nargi”

The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook by Lela Nargi – review

The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook by Lela Nargi – review

If you are a regular visitor to Mostly Food and Travel Journal (and why wouldn’t you be?) then you will be familiar with the series of Farmer’s Wife cookbooks. They are compiled from original recipes found in the magazine of the same name, published between 1893 and 1939 in Minnesota. Cookie baking is an ideal…

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The Farmer’s Wife Baking Cookbook – Lela Nargi – review

The Farmer’s Wife Baking Cookbook – Lela Nargi – review

The Farmer’s wife in question is not actually a farmer’s wife, or should I say she is hundreds of farmers’ wives. Confused? Then I’ll explain. The Farmer’s Wife was a monthly magazine published in Minnesota between 1893 and 1939. I dare say farmers and their families felt often quite isolated in the days before rapid…

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