A common sexist line is that a woman’s place is in the kitchen. Well, perhaps that is where the battle for women’s rights began. Apparently, American suffragists published a cookbook that peppered bona fide culinary recipes with propaganda encouraging women on the right to vote.

Add a dash of sarcasm and a pinch of wit. Serves sharp-tongued feminists and thick-skulled chauvinists alike.

Check out a few recipes such as the “Mother’s Election Cake” and a “Pie for a Suffragist’s Doubting Husband” (recipe below):

1 qt. milk human kindness
8 reasons:
War
White Slavery
Child Labor
8,000,000 Working Women
Bad Roads
Poisonous Water
Impure Food

Mix the crust with tact and velvet gloves, using no sarcasm, especially with the upper crust. Upper crusts must be handled with extreme care, for they quickly sour if manipulated roughly.

Source: NPR.

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