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The all new Purity cook book : a complete book of Canadian cooking.
Publication Information:
Vancouver : Whitecap Books, [2001]

Physical Description:
219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

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TX715.6 .A55 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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The Purity Cookbook has long been part of family traditions in many homes, and rare first editions are collector`s items. Carefully reproduced from the original 1967 edition, this cookbook contains the recipes for an incredible variety of dishes, as well as tiny gems of kitchen wisdom that have been passed on from generation to generation. Handy charts detail the times for cooking vegetables, roasting turkeys, and cooking meat. With The Purity Cookbook , you can create an era of good, wholesome food just like your grandmother used to make.

Author Notes

Elizabeth Driver
is an editor and writer who has spent over twenty years researching the culinary history of Canada and Britain. She is fascinated by the history of food and an avid collector of cookbooks and antique kitchenware. Elizabeth lives with her husband and two children in Toronto, where she is the Foodways Program Officer at Mongomery's Inn museum. She demonstrates such historic techniques as cooking on an open hearth, returning home most days with the smell of wood smoke on her clothes. Elizabeth is a past President of the Culinary Historians of Ontario. She is the recipient of the Tremaine Medal for 2007 from The Bibliographical Society of Canada and in 2009 she was inducted into Taste Canada's Hall of Fame.