October 30, 1877 Birthday of Irma Rombauer

October 30, 1877 is the Birthday of Irma Rombauer of St. Louis. Her cookbook, The Joy of Cooking, has been in print continuously since 1936.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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