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How to Taste American – Next Thursday at 11!

The Settlement CookbookThe next event in MCHS’s Settlement Cook Book Project is just around the corner!

The Settlement Cook Book Project is an ongoing series, created in coordination with Jewish Museum Milwaukee, celebrating The Settlement Cook Book, authored by Milwaukee native, Lizzie Black Kander. First published in 1901 in part to help Americanize new immigrants, The Settlement Cook Book is one of the most successful charity cookbooks, with over 40 editions in print and 2 million copies sold. The second installment in the series will be held at the Historical Society’s downtown location next Thursday, the 27th.

How to Taste American: The Settlement Cook Book and the Creation of Community
When: Thursday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m.
This was more than a cookbook, it was instructions about being American. Learn about the history of diverse culinary traditions through a lecture and discussion with Kennan Ferguson, Professor of Political Science at UWM.

To see all Settlement Cook Book Project events, please follow this link.

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