Fannie Farmer

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fannie Farmer - an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)
References in periodicals archive ?
When I was 12, I washed windows, swept and mopped floors and took out garbage from Fannie Farmer in Edina.
From Fannie Farmer to The Joy of Cooking to food blogs, Susan argues that American cookbook writers have commented on national cuisine while tempting their readers to the table.
She led legendary feminist tours of Mount Auburn Cemetery, stopping at the grave of Mary Baker Eddy to read excerpts from Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures and at the grave of Fannie Farmer, where she handed out chocolates.
My favorite thing to make, though, was the griddlecakes recipe from Mom's trusty The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, and you could tell from the warped, stained pages.
These include Breakfast in Bed (chocolate, hazelnut, banana, honey and vanilla ice-cream), Fannie Farmer (pecan pie, salted caramel, maple syrup and vanilla ice-cream) and Twisted English (sausage, parsley, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, ricotta, egg and rocket).
Today I am sharing the original Fannie Farmer recipe my grandmother used.
In 1918, The Fannie Farmer Cookbook included a handful of recipes.
I fell in love with Fannie Farmer and The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook that belonged to my mother, and now it belongs to me.
Food writer and bibliophile Leslie Geddes-Brown here packs in a survey of some one hundred of the world's most influential and appealing cookbooks from the 1600s to modern times, considering writings by James Beard, Elizabeth David, Fannie Farmer, and more, and covering cuisines from around the world.
Overcoming personal challenges to study with James Beard, Marion Cunningham made revisions that brought 'The Fannie Farmer Cookbook' back into American kitchens.
"In emphasizing that women able to employ servants ought nevertheless to be possessed of housewifely knowledge and skills, Beecher was reaffirming a distinctively New England set of values." The history concludes with Fannie Farmer, whose writings became enormously popular at the turn of the twentieth century, and whose cookbook is still in print.
Fannie Farmer: If it weren't for her we'd still be cooking with "handfuls" and "pinches." Farmer's 1896 "Boston Cooking-School Cook Book" introduced standardized measurements.