Confederate Home Cooking, by Patricia B. Mitchell, tells how Southern women coped with food shortages brought on by decreased agricultural production, blockades, and other war-created situations. Included in Confederate Home Cooking are actual accounts by women who experienced the war and the cooking challenges it engendered. Recipes of the time period are presented, as well as commemorative recipes. Endnotes for quotations and recipes make this book an especially valuable resource for lovers of history. 135 numbered pages including index. 56 recipes, including both historical receipts and commemorative dishes. 108 research notes. First published as a Compact Edition in 1990; this Bookshelf Edition published in 2018.