Frenchman's Description of a West Branch Cook of the Period 1875-1900, A

DESCRIPTION: "Ole John LaRoche was a boss woods cook, n' she mix up de dough on mos' every brook." She was six feet tall and weight 200 pounds. She finds unusual ways to cook for large groups, with odd results such as a bullfrog in the pea soup
AUTHOR: Burton W. Hows (died 1922) (source: Eckstorm/Smyth-MinstrelsyOfMaine)
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KEYWORDS: cook humorous logger
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Eckstorm/Smyth-MinstrelsyOfMaine, pp. 154-155, "A Frenchman's Description of a West Branch Cook of the Period 1875-1900" (1 text)
File: EcSm154

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