Category Archives: resource spotlight

Resource Spotlight: The Stag Cookbook Revisited

Remember that screwy cookbook I posted about as part of my Resource Spotlight series, The Stag Cookbook For Men? Somewhere between an actual cookbook and an elaborate joke, it collected recipes from famous men of the 1920s in an effort … Continue reading

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New Page: Living Book List!

Looking for more books about Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties? Try my new Page, listed in the tabs at the top of this website. This is my first attempt at a permanent “living” book list, which I plan to update … Continue reading

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Resource Spotlight: The Stag Cookbook with Recipes from Chicago Mayor “Big Bill” Thompson, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Houdini, President Warren G. Harding, Chick Evans, and many more!

Today’s Spotlight Resource post features recipes “by men and for men”—but in this case, the contributors are a veritable who’s who of the 1920s. Famous film stars, scientists, sportsmen, politicians, explorers, and many more sent in recipes for this book. … Continue reading

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New Posting Series: Resource Spotlight

Looking for some fun, new, or terribly odd errata from the 1920s? In this new series, I’ll be putting a spotlight on some of the stranger materials I come across while digging through online databases on various topics related to the 1920s. Each resource will always be … Continue reading

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