The Recipe Files

A team of MPL librarians has the delectable task of digitizing recipe history.

Back in ancient, pre-Internet times, the Ready Reference desk librarians at Milwaukee Public Library fielded calls from all comers, including housewives jonesing for recipes that were published in local newspapers.

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‘The Recipe Files’ appears in the August 2015 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.
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Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.