West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder - Pages 118-124 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 118-124 Summary and Analysis

The last section, the appendix, is very short. It is a condensed version of an article written by Bess for the Missouri Ruralist which was published on November 20, 1915. The article was only one of many written on the Exposition and Bess' trip to San Francisco.

The title of the article is "Magic in Plain Foods." Bess claimed that the idea for the article came to her as she wandered through the Food Products Building at the Exposition. According to Bess, even Aladdin had less power in the kitchen than the modern woman. The foods and machinery available to the modern woman are amazing and bring the world to her doorstep. Bess briefly follows the progress in how foods are prepared and laments that her space to talk about the exhibit is limited.

The article ends with recipes for Russian...

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