Geradline Steindler and the “Shooter’s Bible Cookbook”

I come from a very outdoorsy family. My paternal great grandfather moved to America from Belgium, and along with his wife lived on a plot of land where chickens were raised, apples were grown and rabbits were hunted. His son, my grandpa, inherited a love of hunting, fishing, boating, camping and other outdoors-y activities, and he passed those hobbies down to my dad, who has … Continue reading Geradline Steindler and the “Shooter’s Bible Cookbook”

Metropolitan Cookbooks, 1957 and 1964

This post is a part of TMP’s Historical Context series, in which I share excerpts from my collection of vintage publications. Metropolitan Life Insurance — more commonly known as “MetLife” — has been around since 1868. Since at least the 1910s, the company has published annual cookbooks for its insurance-holders. (The oldest one I found through a quick archival search was from 1918, but there … Continue reading Metropolitan Cookbooks, 1957 and 1964