Category Archives: Cookbooks

Research Ready: March 2016

Discover the records of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, cookbooks, family letters, a history of Baylor University, and a 1939 invitation from what is now Fiesta San Antonio in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Cooking in Texas: Cornbread and Coffee Cake

Wondering what you want for lunch today? After this post, you’ll want cornbread and coffee cake…at least we do! As we prepare for our Cooking in Texas event, we asked our panel to share some of their favorite recipes with us. Last week we shared a few entries, and here are a couple more. If these tickle your taste buds, please join us at Bennett Auditorium on Thursday, February 12, at 3:30, to talk Texas food and cuisine—and then head to the Texas Collection reading room for a reception featuring regional cuisine prepared by culinary students at Texas State Technical College, and more foodie discussion. Continue reading

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Cooking in Texas: Recipes to Savor

Are you hungry for dinner yet? Prepare to salivate, because we’ve got some delicious dishes to share with you! As we prepare for our Cooking in Texas event, we asked our panelists to share some of their favorite recipes with us. Today we’ve shared a few entries, and we’ll post a couple more next week. If these tickle your taste buds, please join us at Bennett Auditorium on Thursday, February 12, at 3:30, to talk Texas food and cuisine—and then head to the Texas Collection reading room for a reception featuring regional cuisine prepared by culinary students at Texas State Technical College, more foodie discussion, and cookbook signings. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading

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Research Ready: January 2015

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about photographs from the Waco African American community in the early 1900s, recipes and postcards from across Texas, and materials from Baylor’s BU records: George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Continue reading

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The sweet taste of Texas cookbooks

Elizabeth Borst White knows cookbooks! Twenty-five years ago, recognizing the unique window into cultural history that they provide, Ms. White began a collection that now contains nearly 1,600 volumes.  Recently retired after nearly 40 years as a librarian for the … Continue reading

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Anson Jones’ Cookie Jar

One of the many delights at The Texas Collection is our growing collection of Texas and Southwestern cookbooks–some dating back to the early 1900s. You can find so much more than recipes in these books! They’re filled with history and … Continue reading

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