This is an awesome book for children with a message of love. Mrs. Honey is a teacher at Alexander B. Elementary school. She utilizes her gift of serving by unknowingly being a role-model for one... More > special kid, Andre.< Less
Mrs. Nancy Bostick de Saussure (1837- 1915) was born in Hampton County, South Carolina. She was educated at home by private tutors. She married Dr. de Saussure. During the Civil War, Dr. de Saussure... More > served the Confederacy as a surgeon. Later on after the Civil War, she taught at Vassar College. In 1909 Nancy Bostick de Saussure wrote Old Plantation Days: Being Recollections of the Days Before the Civil War in the form of a letter to her granddaughter.< Less
In presenting this little volume to the public, I trust I may be excused if I give utterance to a few words by way of preface. This I think especially needful, as very probably what I have written... More > will fall into the hands of many who are but imperfectly acquainted with Mormon doctrines and Mormon practice, and who would thus be at a loss to understand much of my story. It is only right that "I should explain, among other things—what may appear strange to the reader— that is, the poverty and privations which we endured for so many years. It must be fully understood that this poverty was entirely voluntary^ My husband and myself were both zealously devoted to the faith, and when called to missionary labor, we obeyed. We were not only willing to sacrifice cheerfully all the pleasures and comforts of life for the sake of our religion, but we rejoiced that we were counted worthy to suffer.< Less
As a teenager, it was necessity that spurred a need to learn to cook in Susan Brady, but as an adult, curiosity took over and experimenting and expanding her culinary repertoire seemed to become a... More > part-time job. As a suburban wife and mother, she taught herself to bake, preserve, and grow her own food. Travels to far-flung places like Thailand, Belgium, and Taiwan allowed her to explore foreign cuisines, whether in cooking schools, restaurants, or culinary-based tours. This love of food birthed both a blog and a book, both dedicated to providing inspiration and impetus to try new things in the kitchen.
This cookbook, a gift to her friends and family, provides ten recipes and resources in ten sections, intended to inspire and challenge home cooks everywhere.< Less