Amelia Simmons and America’s First Cookbook 

Date: March 15, 2023
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Oneida County
Organizer: Oneida County History Center
Phone: 315-735-3642​
Oneida County History Center

March 15, 5:30 p.m. • (Zoom presentation only)

In 1796 Amelia Simmons wrote what is widely regarded as the first American cookbook, American Cookery, but very little is known about her.

Pamela Cooley has sought to solve the mystery surrounding Simmons through historical and genealogical research. This talk reveals the results of this research, analyzes some often-cited theories, and shares Cooley’s theory. This is a virtual-only available via Zoom.

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