Nebraska Authors

Stella Robinson Standard

Born 1897-03-26 Columbus, NE (USA)

Died 1986-11-20
New York City, NY (USA)

Born and raised in Columbus, Nebraska, Stella Robinson was married to famed calligrapher Paul Standard. As they traveled the world during the summers, she would research and collect recipes from famous chefs abroad. She was the author of nine cookbooks.

Places Lived

Columbus, NE
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction






More Than Cooking: Recipes and Menus. 1946.
The Kitchen Garden Cookbook.
Whole Grain Cookery.
The Art of Fruit Cookery. 1964.
Stella Standard's Soup Book. 1978.
Our Daily Bread: 366 Recipes for Wonderful Breads. 1986.

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