Sarah Tyson Rorer

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Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer (1849–1937) was a nineteenth-century American culinary superstar—a nationally recognized, respected, and beloved source of kitchen expertise who made her mark well before the advent of mass communication media. Rorer was born in Richboro, Pennsylvania. As a young wife, she countered suburban boredom by attending lectures at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. Rorer considered becoming a pharmacist or a physician but instead became the first American dietitian.


From The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

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