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The Settlement Cook Book Project

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I could go for some settlement dumplings right now…

MKE Memoirs

The Settlement CookbookJoin MCHS and the Jewish Museum Milwaukee for a new series 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.

Pop-Up Exhibit & Recipe Sharing Kick-Off
Where: Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1306 North Prospect Avenue
When: Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m.
Celebrate the May birthday of “Mrs. Simon Kander” by bringing your editions of her beloved cookbooks and others of your favorite recipes. Share stories about culinary customs and view the “pop-up” exhibit including Mrs. Kander’s personal copy of The Settlement Cook Book with her own handwritten notes in the margins.

Admission: Free (with museum admission) in celebration of Wisconsin Museums Week, May 12-18, 2013.

How to Taste American: The Settlement…

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