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1906 Cookbook

We may live without poetry, music and art;

We may live without conscience and live without heart;

We may live without friends, we may live without books;

But civilized man cannot live without cooks.


After The Shake, They Baked

Cooking In the Streets

San Francisco, 1906


We know that readers of this publication will be astonished with the fortitude, bravery, ingenuity and humor of the refugees/survivors after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

Women and men ventured into the streets to produce on makeshift stoves and ovens hot meals for their families.  All this was done with a much-needed sense of humor, as you will note throughout this book.

A copy of the original “1906 Refugees’ Cookbook” is included in this publication.




Be the first to receive a signed copy of “After The Shake, They Baked, Cooking In The Streets, San Francisco, 1906.”  Tentative release date is April 1, 2006, price $29.95.  If you would like to be contacted about the availability of this publication, please provide us with your name and e-mail address.

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