Baking Cakezzz


Mary Brooks Picken

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Tonight, we’ll read about baking cakes from the “Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Volume 4”

This episode originally aired in March of 2021.

The Woman’s Institute was founded by Mary Brooks Picken in Scranton, PA. Born in Kansas in 1886, Picken wrote the first dictionary to be published by a woman in the English language, beyond the over one hundred other books she wrote