We made three pies from our Library’s recipe book collection. Shown clockwise from top left: Crust is pressed into a pie tin; the “pompkin” pie recipe from the Library’s copy of “American Cookery” from 1796; a quince pie was made from “The Martha Washington Cook Book“; and the sweet potato pie recipe from the Library’s copy of “What Mrs. Fisher Knows about Old Southern Cooking“ from 1881. (Photo by Jami Smith for the University Library)

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