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A special thank you to all who have contributed to our Culinary History initiatives.

 

Historic Recipe Manuscript Project

 

Recipes are digitally archived at

Northern Illinois University

Special Collections and Archives/ NIU Libraries

Bradley Wiles, Head of Special Collections and Archives

https://library.NIU.edu/university-libraries/

 

Recipe contributors:

 

Road Show: DuPage Historical Museum, April 19, 2017

 

Eleanor Hanson … Rum Balls

 

Teri Ash … Pork and Rice Casserole …Starlight Sugar Twists … Traditional Oatmeal Cookies

 

Casey Plackett … Oyster Dressing … Pistachio Pineapple Dessert

 

Gerry Rounds … Biscotti … Stuffed Clams

 

Geri Armitage … Tomato Wine … Panous … Tamales … Factory Pickles … Spingerle

 

Charles Goodman … Yeast Rolls … Kugle … Gefilte Fish with Salmon … Chinese Beef

 

Catherine Lambrecht … Cabbage Rolls

 

Road Show: Prairie Path Books, Wheaton, November 25, 2017

 

Mary Jo Nottke … Grape Jelly … Jellied Pigs Feet … BlackBerry Jam

 

Mary Arguila … Cheese filled Cake … Oatmeal Cookies … Fruit Fried Dumplings

 

Sandy Koropp … Apple Tore (Aunt Lou) …Scotch Oat Cookies … Fudge … Cookies … Thimble Cookies … Thimble Cookies

 

Road Show: Oak Park History Museum, April 14, 1918

 

Peggy Sinko … Cream Cheese Cake … Hot Tuna Cheese Sandwiches

 

Mary Ann Porucznik … Slicker Pickles … Hot Cups … Crème de Menthe Bars

 

Road Show: Messenger Library of North Aurora, June 23, 2018

 

Liesa Ritter … Grandma Pfeifer’s Baked Beans … Upside Down Cake

 

Ruth Vandenberg … Kolacky … Potato Salad

 

Cecelia Boomer … Oatmeal Cookies … Spice Cupcakes … Chess Pies

 

Cindy Gaspardo … Half Moons (cake) … Butter Cookies … Brownies

 

Road Show: Marengo-Union Library District, August 4, 2018

 

Kimberly Holesha … Italian Biscotti

 

Cheryl Gaddis … Pecan Crispies … Lima Bean Chowder … Gram Engbrechts Chile Sauce … Evelyn’s Chili Sauce

 

Susan Keller … Depression Cake … Great Grandma’s Watermelon … Pickles … Rice Pudding

 

Road Show: Chillicothe Public Library, August 11, 2018

 

Carol Hinize … Calcionl … Biscotti Dorci

 

Becky Schotthofer … Arminian Kinsey’s Special Red Cake … Jo Ann’s Prize Winning Cherry Pie

 

Rebecca Schotthofer … Old Fashioned Vegetable Soup … Grandma’s Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Salad

 

Carol Ritter … Peach or Apricot Ice Cream

 

Road Show: Deer Creek Library, August 11, 2018

 

Betty Rock … Nut Bread ( from Mrs. Schulz) … Sugar Cookies

 

Mrs. Frank Donelson … Apple Scotch Crisp (Pillsbury Bake Off 22)

 

Cathy Graham Friend … Canned Mincemeat … Canned Wheat … Canned Tomato Jam

 

Road Show: Prairie Skies Public Library District, October 4, 2018

 

Eddie Overby … Ice Box Cookies … Apple Sauce Cake

 

Kathleen Roegge … Wacky Cake … I IMG … Broccoli Rice Casserole

 

Susan Conner (Marie Wineman) … Barbecue Sauce

 

Road Show: Wheaton Public Library, May 11, 2019

 

Laurel Kiberg …  Buttermilk Doughnut Balls … Buttermilk Pancakes … Boemboe Bali, Sajer Lodeh, Boontjes, Eierengerecht

 

Christine Vachion … Liver Dumpling Soup

 

Donna Freymark … Begetable Soup

 

Cathleen Wallin …Geraldine Gleason Wallin Peach Struede

 

Emelia Engling … Lekach …5 Min. Fudge … Pumpkin Filling … Yule Koke … Stollen

Spiral Bound: Community Cookbook Project

 

Cookbooks are archived at

Northern Illinois University

Special Collections and Archives/ NIU Libraries

Bradley Wiles, Head of Special Collections and Archives

https://library.NIU.edu/university-libraries/

Thank you to the locations that assisted us in collecting the books.

DuPage County Historical Museum, Michelle Podkowa

Elmhurst AAUW, Maria Patt

Johnsburg Public Library, Beth Ryan

Kaneville Public Library

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora, Kevin Davis

Prairie Skies Public Library District, Kathy Roegge

Riverside Public Library, Janice Foley

Stars Resale Shop, Wheaton

Warrenville Public Library

Wheaton Public Library, Diane Bense

 

Many books were donated anonymously through these locations and organizations.

 

Thank you to these individuals who donated books.

Wanda Bain

Jean Callery

Kevin Davis

Diane DiLeonardi

Thea DiLeonardi

Emelie Engling

Bruce Kraig

Deb Lorentsen

Casey Plackett

Gerry Rounds

Rob Rounds

Joanna Schimmelpfenig

Ann Jacula Sotolongo

Barbara Zeman

 

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