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COOKING SCHOOL OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1902

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On August 23, 1902, pioneering cookbook author Fannie Farmer, who
changed the way Americans prepare food by advocating the use of
standardized measurements in recipes, opened Miss Farmer’s School
of Cookery in Boston. In addition to teaching women about cooking,
Farmer later educated medical professionals about the importance
of proper nutrition for the sick.       
      
     

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Fannie Merritt Farmer (March 23, 1857 – January 16, 1915)

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PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1896

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Fannie Farmer

Fannie Farmer changed the way Americans prepare food by
advocating the use of standardized measurements in recipes
and opened Miss Farmer’s School of Cookery in Boston. In
addition to teaching women about cooking, Farmer later
educated medical professionals about the importance of
proper nutrition for the sick. 

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Fannie Merritt Farmer (23 March 1857 – 15 January 1915)

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