Lalance & Grosjean

This 1885 trade catalog includes illustrations, descriptions, and prices for hundreds of metal tablewares, kitchen utensils, and plumbing fixtures produced by the New York firm of Lalance & Grosjean Manufacturing Co. The company, started by French immigrants Charles Lalance and Florian Grosjean in Woodhaven, New York in the 1860s, was one of earliest American companies to mass produce enamel covered iron cookware and was well known for innovations in the process of tin stamping. The firm, which employed more than 2,000 workers in factories in New York, Harrisburg, Boston, and Chicago at

Cooking the Gullah Way, Morning, Noon, and Night

Mrs. Sallie Ann Robinson is the Gullah Diva chef. Raised in South Carolina Gullah country on an island only accessible by boat, she is used to eating what can easily be farmed, hunted, or caught. At about one hundred fifty pages, this cookbook is divided into three sections: morning, noon, and night. They correspond with breakfast recipes, lunch recipes, and supper recipes. The beginning of the book has black and white photos of Gullah life. The Gullah are descendants of slaves in the Lowcountry regions of the United States, specifically South Carolina and Georgia.