Keeping House with Marion Harland

Published:December 21, 2017 by Brendan Wolfe

In Season 2, Episode 4, of Not Even Past, host Brendan Wolfe reads Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery (1871) by Marion Harland. The Virginian brought cookbooks to the masses while defending the traditional roles of women. Producer Miranda Bennett also talks to Sarah Searle, proprietor of the cooking blog the Yellow House.

IMAGE: From the Los Angeles Sunday Times, April 12, 1908 (Daily Mirror)