Research Ready: June 2018

Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print material acquisitions. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources to be found at The Texas Collection!

June’s print materials
By Amie Oliver, Librarian and Curator of Print Materials

Southside Baptist Church. Cherished Recipes. Collierville, TN: Fundcraft Publishing, Inc., [1987?]. Print.

Compiled by Southside Baptist Church, this volume includes dishes such as “preacher’s casserole,” “angel food lemon fluff,” and “wacky devil’s food cake.” The bulk of the cookbook is devoted to recipes for pies, cakes, cookies, and other sweets. In addition to recipes, there is a section that highlights Bible verses meant to comfort those in times of need.

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St. Gregory the Great Catholic School. Fifty Years of Flavor at St. Gregory the Great: A Collection of Recipes. Kearney, NE: Morris Press Cookbooks, 2006. Print.

Published to celebrate St. Gregory the Great Catholic School’s 50th anniversary, this cookbook includes a short history of the church and school. In addition to many recipes, the cookbook also contains unique sections: “Cooking Tips,” “Napkin Folding,” “Calorie Counter,” “Cooking Terms,” etc.

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United Methodist Women. Kissin’ Wears Out … Cookin Don’t!: Recipes of Mansfield, Texas. Lenexa, Kansas: Cookbook Publishers, Inc., 1978. Print.

This cookbook is organized in the traditional fashion with sections for vegetables, main dishes, breads, and desserts; however, there are also sections devoted to pickles, relish, and beverage recipes. As a sign of the times there is a recipe for “Watergate cake with coverup icing.”

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