The title was “Woman’s Glory, The Kitchen,” (which says volumes about women’s aspirations in a certain era) but there was also “Kuche Kochen,” and “Treasured Polish Recipes for Americans,” titles of cookbooks published mid 20th century to instruct “modern homemakers” how to prepare the ethnic dishes their mothers had made. And there were compilations of recipes published by church groups, ladies societies and fraternal organizations in an effort to preserve an ethnic culture that was vanishing as immigrants assimilated.
But these old books offer much more than kitchen tips and recipes. Inside Woman’s Glory, one would find several recipes for potica, a description of the region in which that version originated, information
Published by the Slovenian Women’s Union of America