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Forget Dickens, Twain and Steinbeck. Humble cookbooks are highly collectable. A window on bygone times long before microwaves and TV dinners, these historic books offer dishes, ingredients and styles of cooking that have been forgotten.
Before Gutenberg, books were handwritten by monks and scribes. Scholar Sandra Hindman of Les Enluminures explains why medieval manuscripts matter and decodes the jargon from Drollery to Gradual.