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A Hastiness of Cooks: : A Practical Handbook for Use in Deciphering the Mysteries of Historic Recipes and Cookbooks, For Living-History Reenactors, Historians, Writers, Chefs, Archaeologists, and, of Course, Cooks

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Winner of Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards 2020, Best in Culinary History category for USA

"A remarkable volume littered with insight and a wealth of resources. Writing with warmth and wisdom, Bertelsen proves herself to be an excellent instructor." Publishers Weekly

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Published April 10th 2019 by Cynthia Bertelsen
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I’ve flirted with historic cooking for years, but somehow, the relationship never took off. I would get frustrated by arcane language and ingredients and turn to something more familiar and easier to cook. Cynthia Bertelsen’s new book, “A Hastiness of Cooks,” has provided the catalyst that just may spark a beautiful relationship.

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