|Deidre Scaggs is the author of|
The Historic Kentucky Kitchen.
Deirdre Scaggs, associate dean for the Special Collections Research Center, is the author of “Compiling and Writing The Historic Kentucky Kitchen,” published in the current edition of Archival Outlook, a publication of the Society of American Archivists. In the article she discusses the archival and culinary processes of turning 18th and 19th century recipes into a cookbook.
Deirdre wrote The Historic Kentucky Kitchen (University Press of Kentucky, 2013) with Andrew W. McGraw. The volume brings to life historic recipes found in the archives of the SCRC.
In the article, Deirdre describes the process of finding, studying, and ultimately cooking the historic recipes.