Irma S. Rombauer


Born
in St. Louis, Missouri, The United States
October 30, 1877

Died
October 14, 1962

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In 1931, a St. Louis widow named Irma von Starkloff Rombauer took her life savings and self-published a book called The Joy of Cooking. Her daughter, Marion, tested recipes and made the illustrations, and they sold their mother-daughter project from Irma's apartment.

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Joy of Cooking

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Joy of Cooking: All About V...

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Joy of Cooking: All About C...

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Joy of Cooking: All about S...

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Joy of Cooking: Christmas C...

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