Welcome to the kitchen of yesteryear. This comprehensive guide covers the wide variety of tools and services which have graced kitchens of the past. Hundreds of beautiful color photographs illustrate the text. Cooking utensils, coffee and tea pots, graters, grinders, and roasters are among the implements shown. Serving wares, including graniteware, chafing dishes, egg cups, and tea sets are discussed. Even the tools for Monday's laundry and Tuesday's ironing find their place in this detailed text.