Posted on October 22, 2020 at 3:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The way to a man’s heart might be through his stomach, but the latter organ is apparently the route to a woman’s mind.
That, at least, is the takeaway from All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote, which came out in August.
Author Laura Kumin examines some actual turn-of-the-century cookbooks to illustrate the other ways, beyond marches and rallies, that suffragists worked to win supporters to their cause.
You can read an excerpt of All Stirred Up in Literary Hub, which shares the passage with permission from the publisher.
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