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Mrs. Rorer's Philadelphia Cook Book: a Manual of Home Economies: A Manual of Home Economies

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Sarah Tyson (Heston) Rorer is considered to be the first dietician in America. In 1882, she founded the Philadelphia Cooking School. Rorer's philosophy of dietetics (using food to maintain health and treat disease) became the cornerstone of her recipes. Through her columns in a Philadelphia-based monthly, Table Talk, and in Ladies' Home Journal, her fame spread. By 1895, s ...more
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Published June 17th 2008 by Applewood Books (first published 1886)
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Sarah Tyson Rorer was an American pioneer in the field of domestic science. She founded the Philadelphia School of Cookery. In the course of her career, Mrs. Rorer gave many cooking exhibitions, some of them at the Pennsylvania Chautauqua, where she was also president of the women's auxiliary board. Her most famous demonstrations were at the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904, where she was director a ...more