Pastry Wrinkles

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Chicago: Armour and Company, 1915. 13 x 8 cm. Recipes and suggestions by Fannie Merritt Farmer. Booklet includes color illustrations and recipes using ‘Armour’s “Simon Pure” Leaf Lard’. Additional illustrated title page laid in. Leaf lard is the soft (high grade) fat from the loins of a pig, which allowed Armour to advertise their product as “absolutely pure and vastly richer than other shortening”. Armour’s Leaf Lard was introduced around the same time vegetable shortening was being ushered into the market, Armour was attempting to sell the idea of a clean animal-based shortening to compete with the new vegetable based products. Printed on cover: Compliments of Dorris Groc. Co., 39 E. Washington St., Phoenix Ariz. Pristine condition. Orig. wraps. Fine. Staplebound.