Published July 27, 2004
by Aladdin .
Written in English
|Contributions||Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
Nancy Carpenter is the acclaimed illustrator of Fannie in the Kitchen, as well as Masai and I, Sitti’s Secrets, and Loud Emily, among other books. She lives with her husband, daughter, and cat in Brooklyn, New York.4/4(5). Nancy Carpenter is the acclaimed illustrator of Fannie in the Kitchen, as well as Masai and I, Sitti’s Secrets, and Loud Emily, among other books. She lives with her husband, daughter, and cat in Brooklyn, New ed on: Aug In the story Fannie becomes cook for the Shaw family and eventually wins over even the toughest critic — Marcia Shaw with her excellent cooking and friendly ways. Marcia becomes a good helper in the kitchen, which is handy as Fanny moves on to bigger things at the Boston Cooking School and eventually writes her well-known cookbook. Then Fannie Farmer steps into their kitchen, and all of a sudden the biscuits are dainty and the griddle cakes aren't quite so al dente. As Fannie teaches Marcia all about cooking, from how to flip a griddle cake at precisely the right moment to how to determine the freshness of eggs, Marcia makes a wonderful new friend.3/5(2).
Fannie in the Kitchen The Whole Story from Soup to Nuts of How Fannie Farmer Invented Recipes with Precise Measurements. By Nancy Carpenter, Deborah Hopkinson. One of five titles chosen for our June theme of "Culinary Delights," over in the Picture-Book Club to which I belong, Fannie in the Kitchen is a creative recreation of what Fannie Merritt Farmer's experiences as a "mother's helper" in the Boston home of 4/5(3). Fannie in the Kitchen by Deborah Hopkinson and Nancy Carpenter Young Marcia Shaw enjoys helping her mother with household tasks and looks forward. With "Fannie Farmer's Famous Griddle Cakes" recipe included, as well as a short biography at the end of the story to fill in more detail, Fannie in the Kitchen is just perfect for youngsters and it's a safe bet to assume that you'll be eating delicious, made from scratch pancakes, in the very near future.5/5(5).
Fannie in the Kitchen is delectable and nicely served by the illustrations. A single scene, for example, will contain drawings of Marcia and Fannie in a setting of catalogue-worthy trunks, shoes, dress forms and bureaus. FANNIE IN THE KITCHEN. Keep On! Prepared to perfection and served up with style, this historical nugget imagines an interlude in the life of cookbook pioneer Fannie Farmer, who, prior to her stint at the Boston Cooking School, worked as a mother's helper. Fannie Farmer is a mother's helper in the Shaw house, where the daughter gives her the idea of writing down precise instructions for measuring and cooking, which eventually became one of the first modern cookbooks. Fannie Farmer is a mother's helper in the Shaw house, where the daughter gives her the idea of writing down precise instructions for measuring and cooking, which eventually became one of the first modern cookbooksPages: