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Fannie Farmer Was Born
March 23, 1857

Rich chocolate cake, chewy oatmeal cookies, savory meatloaf, spicy cheese dip--if you're ever looking for one of these recipes, or any number of delicious food creations, try looking in the Fannie Farmer Cookbook. Born on March 23, 1857, Bostonian Fannie Merritt Farmer greatly influenced the way Americans cook through her books and instruction. The Fannie Farmer Cookbook was an immediate classic when it was published in 1896. Now in its 13th edition, it's still a popular cookbook. Do you have one in your kitchen? What makes this cookbook unique?
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