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A Celebration of Canadian Cookbooks

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History of Canadian Cookbooks

The Pioneer Kitchen

Illustrated with drawings of a typical kitchen, utensils and clothing of the period, this small book includes everything from "Oeufs dans le sirop d'érable" to homemade beer and wine, as well as pioneer remedies for such complaints as colds (try ginger, red peppers and crushed garlic) and indigestion (eat an apple with each meal).

In a blend of history and recipes, the people at the Museum at Campbell River tell the story of British Columbia's Pacific Northwest.