Poppy Cannon and The Can Opener Cookbook

"It is quite possible-and it's fun-to be a 'chef' even before you can really cook." -Poppy Cannon Poppy Cannon was a popular yet kind of forgotten culinary fixture of the 1950s. She was a tall and glamorous woman who worked both in advertising and journalism. She was married to NAACP leader Walter White, who was … Continue reading Poppy Cannon and The Can Opener Cookbook

Peg Bracken and The I Hate To Cook Book

"Some women, it is said, like to cook. This book is not for them." Peg Bracken Peg Bracken was a writer most known for The I Hate to Cook Book which made her a celebrity in the 1960s. During the height of her popularity she was a spokesperson for Birds Eye frozen foods while also … Continue reading Peg Bracken and The I Hate To Cook Book