Society members Mary Rose and Bob Barnes along with Tom Camp,
Norma McHann and Harold Smith helped construct and install
the latest display in the museum.
It is an interesting mix of everyday items used in the kitchen
and other places in the home that date back to the turn of
the century and slightly before.
Quite a few comments from chuckling visitors have been "I
think I have one of those in my basement that I used for a
Approximately 24 display shelves are devoted to the "touch-friendly"
exhibit. In addition to the mentioned people, Linda Wix, Charyn
Darby, Jennette Rutledge, Willouise Spivey (and possibly others)
Drop in the museum and see if "cooks up some memories"
from years ago.
is information on some interesting cookbooks in our collection
as well a few fun recipes from days
Books in the Smyrna Museum Collection
Cabin, Smyrna Welcome Center 1999
Bennett Woods Garden Club, Appetizers, Desserts & Party
Better Homes & Gardens Meat Cook Book, 1960
Cooking With King Springs Elementary Kids
Cuthbert Woman's Club, Methodist Women's Missionary Society,
Original May, 1940.
Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution, 1973
Easy Cooking Cookbook, 1996 - by Blind & Low Vision Services
of N. Ga.
First Bank and Trust Co. Recipe Book, ca 1980's
First Presbyterian Church of Taylorville, Ill., 1939
Green Acres Baptist Church, by the Youth Choir, February 1980
Ida Bailey Allen's Everyday Cook Book, 1938
Junior League of Shreveport, Inc., Shreveport, LA, 1980
King Springs Elementary PTA, ca. 1990's.
Locust Grove Baptist Church, Nov., 1979
Modern Pricilla Standard Cook Book, 1932
Rumford Complete Cook Book, 1918
Salad's, Including Appetizers, 1964.
Smyrna First Baptist Church "A Second Taste of First
Smyrna First Methodist Church Woman's Society of Christian
Service ca. 1960's
Smyrna Junior Woman's Club, ca. 1960's
Tasty Cooking For Ulcer Diets, 1969
West Fulton High School Owl Club "Whoooo's Cooking?"
"Cooking with King Springs Kids
and Cheese Sandwich by B. J. James
2 slices of bread
1 slice bologna
1 slice American cheese
Spread mayonnaise on bread.
Place bologna and cheese slices on bread
Fold together for sandwich.
Woman's Society of Christian Service, Smyrna First Methodist
How to Preserve A Husband
use care and get one. Not too young; but tender and of a healthy
growth. Make your selection carefully and let it be final.
Otherwise they will not keep. Like wine they improve with
age. Do not pickle or put in hot water. This makes them sour.
Prepare as follows; Sweeten with smiles according to variety.
The sour, bitter kind are improved by a pinch of salt of common
sense. Spice with patience. Wrap well in a mantle of charity.
Preserve over a good fire of steady devotion. Served with
peaches and cream. The poorest varieties may be improved by
this process and kept for years in any climate.
have any old cook books from Cobb County Schools, Churches,
Civic Clubs etc. The Smyrna Museum is a good place to give
them a permanent home. Please make a donation today!