A cloth, or piece of leather, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes clean, or defend them from injury.

Apron

A cloth, or piece of leather, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes clean, or defend…

A young boy reading a book with the children's poem "The Critic' below the picture.

Boy reading

A young boy reading a book with the children's poem "The Critic' below the picture.

A kitchen is a room used for cooking and food preparation. A cabinet is usually a box-shaped piece of furniture, either standing alone or built into or, like a medicine cabinet, attached to a wall. It is typically made of wood or, now increasingly, of synthetic materials, and used for storage of miscellaneous items.

Kitchen Cabinet

A kitchen is a room used for cooking and food preparation. A cabinet is usually a box-shaped piece of…

Cloves trees are native to Indonesia. Flower buds from the tree, once dried, are used as a spice in food world wide.

Clove Tree

Cloves trees are native to Indonesia. Flower buds from the tree, once dried, are used as a spice in…

A woman cooking

Cooking

A woman cooking

Women learning how to cook

Cooking

Women learning how to cook

The kitchen of the Fremont Dragoons at Tipton, Missouri. Tipton, which is 38 miles from Jefferson City, 26 from Sedalia and 13 from California City, is situated on the Pacific Railway, which passes through Jefferson City, and has its terminus in Sedalia. At all these cities large bodies of troops were places by General Fremont, so as to enable him to concentrate, at a very short time, an overwhelming force to bear upon the Confederates. This is the kitchen when the army of cooks was in full preparation for the daily dinner.

Cooking in Camp

The kitchen of the Fremont Dragoons at Tipton, Missouri. Tipton, which is 38 miles from Jefferson City,…

This machine is used to cut butter. Butter is a dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk.

Butter Cutter

This machine is used to cut butter. Butter is a dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream…

An illustration of a woman cooking and a young boy sitting at a table, eating. They are both in a kitchen and there are two cats in the background eating out of some jars.

Boy Eating

An illustration of a woman cooking and a young boy sitting at a table, eating. They are both in a kitchen…

"It is rather larger than the common frog, and its nocturnal croakings are so loud and disagreeable, that temporary dwellers in the neighborhood of ponds frequented by it, are often prevented from sleeping by its clamorous chorus. It is this species that is most approved of on the continent for culinary purposes." — Goodrich, 1859

Edible frog

"It is rather larger than the common frog, and its nocturnal croakings are so loud and disagreeable,…

Gustavus Vasa hiding out with peasants in the story about the king from "The Red True Story Book" by Andrew Lang.

Gustavus Vasa

Gustavus Vasa hiding out with peasants in the story about the king from "The Red True Story Book" by…

"Scene in Egyptian kitchen, showing use of a large rope to support a sort of hanging shelf." -Hill, 1921

Egyptian Kitchen

"Scene in Egyptian kitchen, showing use of a large rope to support a sort of hanging shelf." -Hill,…

Two men roasting meat over an open fire.

Men Cooking

Two men roasting meat over an open fire.

An illustration of men cooking.

Men Cooking

An illustration of men cooking.

An illustration of a metal can of olive oil.

Olive Oil

An illustration of a metal can of olive oil.

A shallow, open dish or vessel, used for various domestic purposes.

Pan

A shallow, open dish or vessel, used for various domestic purposes.

An illustration of a pan.

Pan

An illustration of a pan.

An illustration of food being cooking in a small sauce pan.

Sauce Pan

An illustration of food being cooking in a small sauce pan.

Peose pudding hot, Pease pudding cold, Peose pudding in the pot, Nine days old. Some like it hot, Some like it cold, Some like it in the pot, Nive days old.

Pease Pudding

Peose pudding hot, Pease pudding cold, Peose pudding in the pot, Nine days old. Some like it hot, Some…

The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts, All on a summer's day. The Knave of Hearts, he stole those tarts, and took them clean away.

Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts, All on a summer's day. The Knave of Hearts, he stole those…

This cooking stove is a kitchen appliance designed for the purpose of cooking food. Kitchen stoves rely on the application of direct heat for the cooking process and may also contain an oven, used for baking.

Cooking Stove

This cooking stove is a kitchen appliance designed for the purpose of cooking food. Kitchen stoves rely…

Electric teapot from about 1903.

Electric Teapot

Electric teapot from about 1903.

Tongs are gripping and lifting tools, of which there are many forms adapted to their specific use. Some are merely large pincers or nippers

Kitchen Tong Utensil

Tongs are gripping and lifting tools, of which there are many forms adapted to their specific use. Some…

A food steamer or steam cooker is a kitchen appliance used to prepare various foods in a sealed vessel that limits the escape of air or liquids below a preset pressure.

Steam Cooking Utensil

A food steamer or steam cooker is a kitchen appliance used to prepare various foods in a sealed vessel…

This Antique vessel is a handled dish used for cooking.

Antique Vessel

This Antique vessel is a handled dish used for cooking.

An illustration of a woman grating mandioca.

Woman with Grater

An illustration of a woman grating mandioca.

A plant that has a starchy root used in cooking.

Yam

A plant that has a starchy root used in cooking.