This commemorative edition of the Fanny Farmer cookbook was published by the Ottenheimer Publishing Co. in 1998. Printed in Italy. Faux leather bound. 567 pages. The original was copyright 1896. In very good condition with gold edged pages. I find no damage.
Low-Salt Cookbook by American Heart Association. A complete guide to reducing sodium and fat in your diet. 3rd edition completely updated and revisited with 50 new recipes. This was never used and I'm including a (very) slightly used paperback copy of Get The Salt Out by Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD. combined retail value of 28.90 for both.
Lois Levine, popular author of eight cookbooks full of delicious-but-fattening recipes, wrote 'Delicious Diet Cookbook: The Sensible Way to Slim' to prove that food doesn't have to be fattening to taste good. The 176 recipes here are low in calorie count, but so good that they actually make dieting a pleasure. This diet is nutritionallly sound and provides such a wide variety of delicious recipes you'll never get bored with it! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. e10
The 'Make It Easy in Your Kitchen' cookook includes an extraordinary range of recipes from the familar to the exotic, all presented in a simple, step-by-step fashion. Author Laurie Burrows Grad,, an expert on easy, elegant food preparation, presents more than 250 mouth-watering recipes -- in an hors d'oeuvres to dessert format -- that on average take 15 minutes of working time. Some are actually 5-minute wonders designed to satifsy the needs of busy people who wish to eat well and entertain graciously. Among the favorites here: Oriental Roast Pork and Snow Pea Salad, Gazpacho, Light Beer Bread, Vertically Roasted Chicken, the World's Tastiest Brownies and more! The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. e33
Based on the 1986 Quick Start Plus program, this New Weight Watchers International Cookbook offers 300 recipes from more than 40 countries, including many of the exotic foods usually denied to serious dieters. The recipes are accompanied by per-serving counts of calories, protein and other food properties. By following the directions here, the dieter will be able to enjoy dishes like African yam salad, Scottish potato-and-cabbage casserole, Irish soda bread, Swiss fondue, and desserts like Czechoslovakian cherry pie and chocolate-raspberry liqueur fondue or many other great tastes! 32 pages of full color photos feature dishes from throughout the book. If you've been looking for 'different' recipes, or simple but unusual cooking techniques, you'll find new flavors, new texture and new menu combinations here! The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. e36
Author, minister and life-long dieter Charlie Shedd wrote 'Devotions for Dieters' to help people combat what he termed 'a dreary and lonely time.' And he went on to explain that this need not be so: 'The joy of the Lord and the thrill of being alive comes as a result of commitment. and that includes spiritual commitment, which for people like us means right eating plus sound physical conditioning.' He challenges the reader to consider 'What did I look like when the Lord first dreamed of me?', then to use that fresh mental image to work toward your goal. Here are time-tested devotions for dieters, rich with scriptural truth and affirmations. Each devotion offers a powerful spiritual capsule certain to give any dieter a lift who turns to the Lord for strength. The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. e15
In his words, Dr. Theodore Rubin wrote Forever Thin 'to help you lose weight and stay at your level more effectively than any ten diet books put together.' He adds that his book will help you learn the psychological principles that will keep you at your goal weight. Obesity, he notes, invariably has its basis in psychological roots. His book will teach you to know yourself and provide you with the insights and awareness to confront your overweight problem, drop those extra pounds, and remain forever thin. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects beyond a few pages with dogeared corners in front section of book. Covers and dust jacket show no damage. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. e8
'Low Calorie Menus for Entertaining' by Elaine Ross is designed to help the hostess serve mouth-watering meals to her guests without penalizing them weightwise. It is for the guest who is learning what to eat and where to hold back when invited out. The difficult question of entertaining while everyone invited is on a different diet is covered by recipes for preparing breakfasts, lunches and dinners (with calorie counts provided for each recipe.) Recipes and menus are included for those on protein, starch or sweet diets. Also included are lists of harmless nibbles and special treats. The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! It is marked as a book club edition. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. e4
Subtitled 'How To Lower Your Blood Cholesterol 40% Without Drugs or Deprivation,' this book offers a three-pronged approach based on modified diet and special foods and vitamins that actually reduce cholesterol. The author devised the program as a last resort for his own cholesterol problem after all else failed. Within 8 weeks, his dangerously high cholesterol level of 284 dropped to a completely safe level and clinical research showed that his program worked for others, as well. It's a program that says 'yes' where others say 'no.' It offers practical suggestions for living and enjoying life to the fullest, whether dining out or preparing your own favorite recipes at home. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. It is marked as a book club edition. e150
The Ames Woman's Club Cook Book is a wonderful hardbound record of what foods were popular amongst Midwestern cooks of the 1930s era. Throughout the more than 250 pages are RECIPES for not only the usual beverages, bread, eggs, pasta, soups, fish meats, vegetables, etc., but sections for hot puddings and pudding sauces, pastry and fancy cakes, cocktails, canapes, one-dish meals, sick room and infant feedings and 100-calorie portions of various common foods. These are an historic treasure chest! Members of the cook book committees are identified and 'interesting facts' about the CITY OF AMES, IOWA are listed. (The city boasted 21 miles of paving, 245 fire hydrants, 380 electric ranges and 3900 telephones in service. 4300 students were enrolled at Iowa State University and 10,261 people resided in the city limits!) The recipes are all attributed to their donors, but the book remains somewhat unusual in that it contains no ads for city merchants. It's a great one anyway! CONDITION: The book is in Good condition (perhaps Very Good inside!) Pages are browned with age and some corners have been chipped. The covers show minimal edge/corner wear, a few scuffs, and a couple of stains. It's complete and easily readable and useable!
Antique Cook Booklets Early 1900's-junk For Crafting
This is a lot of 5 cookbooklets from the early 1900's. They are no longer usable or collectible and are being offered as junk crafting materials. Again, these are not being sold as cook books, but simply as material for the creative among us. I just can't seem to throw history in the trash. I recently saw some creative uses for old recipes/kitchen paper in a magazine and would like to pass these on to someone who can utilize them.
This first edition cookbook on making scrumptious candy is The Complete Wilton Book of Candy, published in 1981 by Wilton Enterprises. It has 176 indexed pages of recipes for truffles, chocolates, fudge, divinity, marzipan, fruit and nut candies, from quick and easy to fine confectionery quality. Illustrated step-by-step techniques, full color photographs, and even rescue help for failed candies are included. The dust jacket has one tear to the front and typical, light edge wear but the hard cover book itself is in excellent vintage condition with no tears, stains, or writing.
1979 Better Homes And Gardens All Time Favorite Recipes
This is one of my favorite cookbooks. It has everything you need to cook almost anything well. The large hardcover book is in very good condition with 480 pages of recipes. Please choose First Class postage as we ship media mail which closely resembles the first class rates.
1981 Jr League Of Albuquerque Cookbook Simpy Simpatico
This lovely plastic covered spiral bound cookbook is about as good a collection of southwestern style dishes as you will find anywhere. The book was put together in 1981 by the Junior League of Albuquerque and this is the 1988 printing. There are 350 pages of recipes for everything from Raspberry Soup to Cauliflower Salad to Lemon Peaches in White Wine Syrup to Shrimp Ariosto with Chicken. This book is in Like new, Giftable condition. Please choose First class postage as we ship Media Mail and the rates are very similar.
Ryzon Baking Book by Marion Harris Neil from The General Chemical Co. Food Dept. of N.Y., copyright 1916> A wonderful, hard covered, 80 page book with so many great recipes. A rare find in wonderful condition.
Centennial cookbook dated 1928 from The Women's Union, First Congregational Church of Manchester, N.H. It is in good condition with the cover printing faded and torn at the binding, plus missing the back cover. It has all 190 pages intact with more, hand written recipes included as found. It has so many early recipes. Sold as found.
This is the companion to the author's 2-million-copy #1 New York Times bestseller, 'The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure!' It includes more than 200 easy, lowfat, low-cholesterol, delicious recipes from appetizers to desserts -- all using key ingredients that actively lower cholesterol. Easy to make along with guidelines for buying and using special ingredients such as oat and rice brans, dried beans and peas, barley, apple fiber, guar gum and fish rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, as well as using the newly available lean meats that won't contribute to high cholesterol levels. The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
Lou Seibert Pappas' Gourmet Cooking the Slim Way provides you with 200 low-calorie gourmet recipes from around the world. Treat your family and friends to these tempting, non-fattening delights: Potted Herb Cheese, Avocado Shrimp Soup, Turkish Salad Tray, Sole Veronique, and Raspberry Yogurt Parfait. There's also a special chapter of 25 ethnic menus, from a Greek tavern dinner to a Guadalajara supper to a Florentine luncheon and many more! No artificial ingredients are used in any recipe and the calorie count per seving will satisfy even the most weight-conscious gourmet! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front.
In 'The Gourmet in the Low-Calorie Kitchen,' author Helen Belinkie has worked out ways to substitute low-calorie ingredients for high ones in more than 400 recipes that cover everything from hearty breakfasts of a gourmet caliber, to lunches, teas, cocktail parties, and sit-down dinners for the most educated palate. She explains that she helped her husband to lose weight by 'de-calorizing' favorite and gourmet recipes. Each recipe lists the calories per serving, and the calories you have saved by using her modified recipe. She has concocted recipes for low calorie whipped cream, sour cream, gravies, cocktails and the most famous dishes of 15 foreign cuisines. Included is her formula for 'de-calorizing' your own favorite recipes. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Good overall, with some edge/corner wear and some moisture stains on inside and back. These do NOT appear on the book. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. It is marked as a book club edition.
Australian dieticians Nathalie Havestein and Elizabeth Richardson wrote 'The Anti-Coronary Cookbook' with assistance from the National Heart Foundation of Australia to aid those who must adjust their eating and cooking to reduce the amount of cholesterol and other fats in the blood, or who must lose weight, without sacrificing menu variety and palatability. The book is divided into two sections: one dealing with a Modified Fat Diet, the second with a Calorie Restricted Diet. Each contains information on what foods should be avoided and the basic principles of the diet. Included are more than 150 recipes adapted to American kitchens! The book is in Very Good condition with only slight sun-discoloration on covers edges. and a couple scuffs on back. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front.
Featuring 365 Quick and Easy, Low Calorie, Delicious Microwave Recipes, the 'Microwave Diet Cookbook' by Jane Hunter offers healthy, low calorie and nutritious microwave recipes for every day of the year. With no need to count calories, the collection combines the best in today's trend toward meals that are low in fat, salt and sugar; high in complex carbohydrates and fiber; with the speed and ease of microwave cooking, fabulous taste and versatility. Discover how to prepare dishes like Gazpacho with avocado, Black bean salad, Squash and snow pea melange, Halibut steaks parmesan, Oranges and Kiwi in sweet juices, Pineapple glazed ham slice, Vegetarian pita pockets with cucumber yogurt dressing, Red pepper dip and Grapefuit and maple sorbet. The recipes provide great eye appeal and there is a large selection of vegetable, grain and fruit recipes. Eat, enjoy, be healthy and look good! The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
Written by Barbara Gibbons and the Editors of Consumer Guide, the 'Diet Watchers Cookbook' promises on the cover that 'No sugar or artificial sweetener' is used in any of its recipes. And that's a big step! In addition, the usually forbidden food for dieters (cheese blintzes, spaghetti and meatballs, protein packed pizza, cream puffs, etc.) are once again available, since the author has pared down the calories, cut out the fat and shows you how to cook the low-calorie way! All the attractive dishes in the book's color photo galleries have been cleverly de-calorized to make losing weight a pleasure instead of a punishment. More than 300 imaginative recipes are included, wit not a grain of white or brown sugar or drop of artificial sweetener in any of them. It's a marvelous book! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front.
Here's the Weight Watchers 'Silver Anniversary Quick & Easy Menu Cookbook.' Each of the 250 recipes included can be prepared in an hour or less, and many can be put on the table in under half an hour. Each is worked into a daily menu that takes the work out of meal-planning. 24 pages of full-color photos. From the kitchens of the world's most successful weight-loss organization comes Weight Watchers most tempting recipe collection. So that dieters can put these recipes to immediate use, each dish is keyed into a daily menu that takes the work out of meal-planning. This is the Silver Anniversary 1963-1988 edition. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. It is marked as a book club edition.
This best seller is highly recommended by dietitians and physicians because it is simple, yet classic. Its a must for anyone who wants to eat well and cook savory and satisfying food without a lost of fuss. Over 430 recipes in 14 chapters are low in fat, cholesterol and controlled for sodium. Nutrient analysis and diabetic food exchanges are given along with each recipe. You are sure to find fast and flavorful recipes for a lifetime of good eating. Cooking ala Heart has sold over 100,000 copies nationwide and continues to win acclaim by those struggling to develop a heart healthy diet without having to sacrifice their favorite foods. Written under the auspices of the Minnesota Heart Health Program, a pioneering effort in heart disease prevention through the University of Minnesota, this book provides informative advice for cooking heart healthy meals with easy-to-follow recipes for people with busy lifestyles. It has been embraced by Harvard Healthletter, Mayo Clinic, and many other heart institutes and earned the MBA Award for Best Cookbook and Best Book in Health, Fitness and Wellness. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
Based on the Weight Watchers Full-Choice Food Plan, this '365-Day Menu Cookbook' includes more than 1400 meals and snacks, with more than 500 recipes for every occasion: Appetizers, soups, poultry, veal, wild game, meat, fish, legumes and peanut butter, egg and cheese dishes, breads, pastas, vegetable dishes, salads, sauces, dressings, dips, fruits, pastries, desserts and beverages. Formerly forbidden foods such as homemade bread, steak tartare, honey-glazed yams, peanut butter, fudge, fruit and nut candy, cream puffs and raisin-popcorn snacks are now included. You can now cook with beer and wine, saute and stir-fry with oil. Calorie, carbohydrate, sodium, fat and protein counts are given for each recipes. Thousands of people have found this a great way to become healthier eaters. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front.
Written by staff of the Culinary Arts Institute, Chicago, this 'Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Cooking' is designed for those who want to enjoy good food and good health and gives the reader the know-how to plan, purchase, store and prepare a variety of wholesome foods. The basic information (nutrients and their sources, labeling, additives, meal planning, etc.) is followed by 500 kitchen-tested recipes, with nutritional value listed for each one. Recipes are set in large, readable type and follow the step-by-step approach to preparation. 16 pages of color photos add to the usefulness of the book. A 50-page reference section details an extensive glossary of foods, calories, nutrients and cooking terms. It's all right here! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear and some light discoloration on inside.
'The time-conscious guide to making delicious dishes fast when minutes are short -- and super dishes superbly when you have the time.' So says the dust jacket of this 'Easy, Easier, Easiest Cook Book' compiled by author Ruth Mellinkoff. It's the cookbook designed to fit today's flexible living and today's time-conscious cooks -- crammed to the covers with creative recipes keyed to the amount of time you have to spend! If you have a day's notice before dinner guests, here are casseroles you can prepare in advance and bake just before serving. From soup to dessert, the author has arranged the dishes according to the ease of preparation. It's instant expertise for the novice and a kitchen-counter revolution for the seasoned cook. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear.
Woman's Own Cookbook: Complete Guide To Family Cooking
More and more homemakers are finding that what they want is a single book to consult for all their kitchen information. The 'Woman's Own Cookbook' meets just this need -- it's not simply a collection of recipes, but a reliable reference work and a comprehensive guide to all types of cooking, including freezing, storing, preserving, catering, entertaining and managing a kitchen. Written by Alex Barker and published in 1982 by Hamlyn Publishing Group, this 256-page hardbound book will become a good friend in your kitchen, with so many ideas you'll never be at a loss for the right dish for any occasion! The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front.
Good Housekeeping International Cookbook: Official World's Fair Edition
For this 'Official World's Fair Edition of the Good Housekeeping International Cookbook,' the magazine's editors chose 312 authentic recipes from 62 countries and regions of the world. Each has been adapted for home use and published using American measuring terms. Ranging from smorrebrod to souffles and from peasant cookery to unusual regional dishes of the five continents, it offers American cooks limitless ideas for adding variety and zest to daily menus. It's a cook's tour that both mind and palate will enjoy! Color photographic illustrations by James Viles and Paul D'Ome are featured. Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with very light edge/corner wear. The bottom inside corner of the dust jacket shows signs of moisture damage, but that doesn't extend to other parts of the jacket or the book. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Over 150 delicious and economical dishes from kitchens all over the world: Swedish Split Pea Soup, Aunt Maude's Wilted Lettuce, Potatoes in Sleeping Robes, Honeybraised Pork and Greens, Brittany Buck Wheat Crepes, Armenian Lamb Hamburgers and more. Recipes collected and adapted for American kitchens. These dishes are easy to prepare and have the authentic ethnic flavor of their country of origin. Color photos. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Good overall, with some edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
The 'California Heritage Cookbook' published by the Junior League of Pasadena offers recipes which reflect the ethnic diversity of the state. It contains appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts and more. The cookbook makes a gourmet tour of the entire state. California's colorful history combines the arid climate with the influence of the Spanish, Mexican, Chinese, Italian, French, and German cultures to shape a cuisine that stands among America's best. Organized by California region: The Monterey Peninsula, San Joaquin Valley, The Redwood Empire, San Francisco, etc. Shows you how the many different parts of California cooks its food. Great Book for theme cooking and special dishes. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. The dust jacket is no longer available.
Prairie Kitchen Sampler: 66 Years Of Midwest Farm Kitchen
Author Mae Fritz remembers her mother's cookstoves, iceboxes and recipes in this memoir of life and times in rural Buffalo County, Nebraska. The 375 recipes for early-20th-century farm foods (including Best-Ever Cinnamon Rolls, Never-Fail Chocolate Frosting, Angel Biscuits, Old-Fashioned Custard Pie, 'Real' Fried Chicken, Lazy Way Baked Beans and Tillie's Featherlight Dumplings) will help you preserve the past and relive the tastes of simpler times. The book is in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear.
Teriffic recipes from America's most famous Inns from Blue Hill Inn in Maine to Meadow View in Utah make up 'America's Country Inn Cookbook,' published by the R. T.French Co. It offers many of the treasured recipes used for specialties in these highly regarded inns while also acting as your guide to dozens of delightful off-the-beaten-path inns and smalll hotels in all parts of the country. Selections include reccipes that originally came from France, England, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Oreland, Africa, as well as the Far and Middle East. A gourmet tour! The book is in Very Good condition with light edge/corner wear and a couple of creases on covers. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front.
La Technique An Illustrated Guide To The Fundamental
Techniques of Cooking, Jacques Pepin, Times Books 1980, 470 pages, dust jacket, 9 X 12, Julia Child A standard kitchen item the world over for years to come...there has never been anything like it anywhere even in France. loads of step by step photos, very light wear to dust jacket.
Good pies easy to make booklet from The Department of Dietetics and Cookery from Merrell-Soule Co. of N.Y It is a great, 21 page booklet with nice food ads plus, has some additional, added, hand written recipes. A nice find.
Oversize, heavy cook book from 1984 has 2000 recipes and 800 full color photographs. The Encyclopedia of Creative Cooking was edited by Charlotte Turgeon, editor of Larousse Gastronomique and the Creative Cooking Course. The book is 11-1/4 by 8-3/4 inches and has 797 indexed pages. Dust jacket is present, the hard cover binding illustrations mirror those on the dust jacket. Recipes for almost any dish and food type imaginable are present, with plenty of detailed instructions for more complicated procedures. The book is in very good condition with no tears, writing, or damage. Dust jacket has typical, minor wear. Shipping will be via media mail, choose the lowest rate and method for your zip code.
Of all the cookbooks chef Paul Prudhomme has, this is my favorite. It is a hardcover in excellent clean condition with the dustcover (which is a bit worn at the edges). The book originally sold for $23.00 and has 351 pages. This is the first cookbook from Prudhomme. Please choose First Class Postage as we can mail this via Media Mail.
1950s Oak Park Illinois Co-Operette Cookbook VG condition, spiral bound. Small wear on edges and corners 210 pages not including the home made advertising pages! Awesome recipes - truly a neat vintage cook book
The nation's foremost authority on food and health, Dr. Jean Mayer, tells you all about the ABCs of protein, food and the heart, food sources for vitamins and minerals, overweight, underweight, healthy foods for children, good food for the elderly, fad diets, how to cook food to preserve nutrients, how to buy for balanced meals, and much much more in his 1976 book, 'A Diet for Living.' He offer no easy formulas, no quick solutions, no painless prescriptions. This is not a fad diet book! He does not pretend to offer the last word on the relationship between the food we eat and our health. He does believe that we are a nation that seems determined to eat itself to death. And that his mission is to help us learn to eat properly. Here, he performs that mission well. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Good overall, with some edge/corner wear and light scuffs.
Eating Hints: Recipes & Tips For Better Nutrition During Cancer Treatment
From the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute, 'Eating Hints: Recipes and Tips for Better Nutrition During Cancer Treatment' provides information and recipes for the recovering cancer patient. Based upon interviews with 99 cancer patients, the recipes have been chosen to help with: nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, mouth soreness and dryness, tired feeling and intestinal upset. Includes Illustrations. Section 1: Eating Well During Cancer Treatment; Section 2: Managing Eating Problems During Treatment; Section 3: Special Diets for Special Needs; Resources for Patients and Families; Glossary; Recipes for Better Nutrition During Cancer Treatment; Recipe Index. Spiral-bound. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! It has stamps from the Mayo Clinic Health Education Library.
When 'Never Say Diet' was first published in the 1980s, it was very relevant. Yet today, Richard Simmons offers down-to-earth, practical information with humor and his diets utilize foods that is common to most menus. His exercises can be done at home and his program can easily be incorporated into most lives. The book features more than 100 new dishes you can enjoy and still stay slim. There is information on food and cooking techniques, guidelines on portions, eating tips for both house folk and office workers, as well as helpful advice to get kids to eat right. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
The book is written for busy people who want to lower their cholesterol, but don't have time to prepare long, involved recipes requiring 8 or 10 ingredients. It should also be helpful to those who are learning to cook. These 175 fast, easy, tasty, and economical lowfat recipes will hopefully help you lower your cholesterol so that you will live a long, happy, and healthy life. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! It is signed by the author.
For a relatively small-sized book, here are more than 250 recipes in a single volume. Included are Appetizers, Soups, Meat and Chicken Main Dishes, Fish and Shellfish, Vegetables and Side Dishes. Luncheon and Brunch Dishes, Salads, Pasta, Rice, and Stuffings, Breads, Cakes, Pies, Desserts, Cookies, and Candies. This book provides just the 4-5 recipes in each category that are superbly delicious. The old ingredients and old ways for cooking good food are all here. This unique treasury presents the best recipes from the most outstanding and most popular selections of the Cook Book Guild and experts Craig Claiborne, Julia Child, Albert Stockli, Fannie Farmer, Betty Crocker, Luigi Carnacina and more.. Introduction is by James Beard. The book is in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear and a couple of stains on top page edges. The dust jacket is Good, with some wear/tear and scuffs. Dust jacket is marked as book club edition. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
In 'The Confident Cook,' author Irena Chalmers demonstrates there are only four or five basic methods of cooking food. Once you've mastered them, these basic methods can be used with many different ingredients to create countless dishes. For example, she shows how beef stew, braised veal, coq au vin, and a vegetable casserole are similar in their preparation; how a simple beef stew can become a hearty Mulligan, a Belgian carbonnade, a French boeuf bourguignon, or your own less classic invention. More importantly, she shows that you can whip up something delectable from whatever supplies you have available, without being slavishly tied to a recipe with specified ingredients. About 200 recipes are included, along with logical and practical directions for making them successfully with your own creative cooking ideas! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Feasts For Two: Menus, Recipes For 50 Fabulous Meals
When you think of a dinner for two, invariably you think of romance. But the knowledgeable romantic has questions as well: What shall I serve? How much shall I buy? What shall I cook it in? In 'Feasts for Two,' author Paul Rubinstein helps answer those questions. The first problem you face, he says, is the question of quantities: cooking in small quantities presents difficulties. And here, in menus and recipes, Rubenstein tells the answers. The book is organized by menu -- some formal, some casual, but also very special. The author's advice is reasonable and mistake-proof. And as you read, you'll find that the book is highly practical not just for the romantic occasion, but for anytime you're serving just two. All you need to do is browse through the menus, find the right ones for your occasion, make a list of the ingredients and head for the nearest grocery store! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. Dust jacket is marked as book club edition.
A nice 296 page cookbook with 600 recipes and color photos of the entrees. Includes family suppers, Sunday dinners, holiday dinners, dinner party recipes for outdoors and cookouts, foreign flavor, southern favorites, and dinners for just two. More than 100 original menus for all occasions. Designed to inspire the experienced cook and lead the novice through the intricacies of meal planning and preparation. Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. Dust jacket is marked as book club edition. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Recipes from Appetizers to Desserts are included in this hardbound version of 'The Ideals Complete Family Cookbook,' published in 1976 by Ideals Publishing Corp. Recipes prepared from the fruits and vegetables grown in our gardens. Menus and recipes for outdoor cooking and for special holiday occasions. Recipes that are new, as well as those treasured year after year. Some with an international touch and others representing the loved favorites of Americans. And generously sprinkled throughout are bits and pieces of poetry, a touch of art and photography to make this one of those very special keepsake family cookbooks. If you are a fan of the regular Ideals magazines, filled with colorful photos and inspirational stories, you'll love this! The book is in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear.
Author Margaret Guthrie traveled thousands of miles visiting restaurants, talking to chefs, and enjoying everything from a piece of pie to five-course meals throughout the region to find out what Midwestern cuisine is. She presents premier recipes by master chefs amd cooks at 78 restaurants from the entire Midwest. The region's cooking is not restricted to a distinctive culture, such as Mexican or Creole; it abounds in fine restaurants, expert cooks and superb ingredients. You ll find: Apple Cider Soup with Cinnamon Dumplings, Minnesota Wild Rice Waffles, Lasagna of Quail, Foie Gras, Wild Mushrooms, Ginger and Persimmon Muffins and much much more! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear.
Comprised of 193 traditional and contemporary recipes adapted from the taverns and inns of Colonial Williamsburg: Chowning's Tavern Brunswick stew, Christiana Campbell's spoon bread, Shields Tavern syllabubs. Commentary by Joan Parry Dutton discusses the cooking and eating habits of our colonial ancestors. Illustrated with taste tempting color photographs. The book is in Very Good condition with only light edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Featuring recipes and record of good eating from the shores of Maryland and the rocky Berkshires of Massachusetts, Jane Moss Snow's 'A Family Harvest' brings many generations of culinary knowledge -- of the Moss family of Maryland, living off the succulents of land and water; and of Snow Farm, a little world in itself, ranging to the top of the mountain, the essence of Western Massachusetts. Snow's recipes are family treasures, beginning with the harvest of the shore -- Fish Chowder and Scallop Stew, the Royal Oysters, the Crabs, hard and soft, in fritters and pies -- encompassing the hearty fare of both worlds, the hominy and grits, the stews and roasts, the homemade breads and griddle cakes and all the cherished specialties. It's memorable for the loving memories and mouth-watering food. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Good overall, with some edge/corner wear and a large tear at top of back. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Jane and Michael Stern's 'Road Food and Good Food' is a coast-to-coast restaurant guide, Published in this 1986 combined, updated, and expanded First Edition, the book is a gold mine when you travel, helping you find the best American food wherever you go in the US. Dividing the country into 7 regions, the authors looked at each state individually, describing their favorite eating places in each. It's a great tool when you travel -- a map locating restaurants is included at the front of each section. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
Prairie Cooks: Glorified Rice, 3-day Buns And Other Reminiscences
This book will appeal to those who feel nostalgia for a parent's or grandparent's cooking, to those who have a longing for the heartier fare of times past. Having grown up in a Norwegian American community imbued with the customs and foods of the Old Country, author Carrie Young recalls how her mother and neighbors skillfully blended Scandinavian with what they called 'the American style' of cooking, as she celebrates the food of her childhood in 72 unique recipes. Photos. The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Down Home Feasts: Great Native Cuisines From America's Gulf Coast States
This book celebrates the extraordinarily rich and diverse cuisine -- plain and fancy -- of the five American states that border on the Gulf of Mexico: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. In all there are over 400 recipes and over 40 color photographs here. Recipes range from Baked Catfish to Oysters Bayou, Chicken and Andouille Smoked Sausage Gumbo to Blackberry Jam Cake. Color photos highlight the recipes. Both the book and its dust jacket are in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
Pemmican and pickled plums, sauerkraut and salmi of quail, Swedish flatbread and Bohemian kolaches and Danish meat roll, dishes familiar and foods exotic. You'll find them in this cook's tour of the state from Lewis and Clark to the Age of Elegance, for in its cuisine as in its weather, Nebraska is a land of variety and extremes. Interspersed with the recipes are descriptions of food preparation and fare which tell us much about how our forebears lived -- industriously, ingeniously, and sometimes very well. Although many of the recipes could not be duplicated in today's kitchens, there is plenty here to challenge and stimulate amateur and professional chefs -- and plenty of food for thought for social historians. Chapters cover eras that include Early Days, Sod-House Period, Immigrant Cookery, Dining Enroute, Cowboy Fare and the Age of Elegance, as well as a chapter of miscellaneous recipes of the region. It's a fascinating book! Condition is Very Good, with no apparent defects inside or out. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Philco Refrigerator Recipe book with 32 pages of great recipes in this booklet in good condition. It does have some ruffling to the pages and by the fridge picture, it looks to be from the 1950-60's. A different find.
Readers Digest's Creative Cooking offers you more than 300 recipes for meat, fish, vegetables and desserts and more! It describes and defines fruits, nuts, vegetables, fish, shellfish, poultry, meats (with pictures all cuts of meats) and describes many varieties of cheeses. Illustrated in full color, the book offers many seasonal delights, with recipes from around the world. The goal, of course, is to help you make nutritious and exciting meals a regular part of your family's life-syle without breaking your budget. In these pages you will find the basic techniques of good cooking, the fundamentals on which all good cooks must rely. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
The 'Family Circle Cookbook' contains more than 2,000 recipes for appetizers, soup, meat, poultry, fish, eggs, cheese, breads, pasta, fruits, vegetables, pastries, desserts, beverages and more. Each chapter (and all recipes) have five recurring themes; 1) saving money, 2) saving time and trouble for the cook, 30 saving on calories, 4) preparing 'classic dishes' for special occasions and 5) using leftovers to make delicious, low-cost dishes. Color Photographs are used to illustrate the dishes. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear. Dust jacket is marked as book club edition.
The Horizon Cookbook And Illustrated History Of Eating And Drinking Through The Ages
Two volume set in slip case. William Harlan Hale (Author), Wendy Buehr (Editor), Tatiana McKenna (Editor), Mimi Sheraton (Collaborator). This is one of the ultimate 'I LOVE to cook' books! There is a wide variety of classical and international recipes that glorify the art of cooking. Each recipe includes brief notes about the country of origin and the context the food was eaten in. For example, the 'Dundee Wedding Cake' (with 12 eggs, currants, almonds, etc) includes a brief history of this tradition starting from the Middle Ages in England. This is very liberally illustrated with reproductions of old prints, tapestries, illustrations, paintings and sketches. Most are in full color. Volume I features ten chapters: First the Apple. When Eating Became Dining. Medieval Feast and Famine. Renaissance Of the Table. In Quest Of Spices. From the Good Earth. The Triumph of French Taste. The Other Europe. Pleasures Of English Company. and Toward An International Style. Volume two contents: A Word Of Explanation, Menus: Appetizers, Soups, Fish, Poultry, Meats, Rice and Other Grains, Pasta, Pancakes, and Dumplings, Eggs, Cheese, and Fritters, Vegetables, Salads, Sauces, Breads and Rolls, Cakes, Tarts, and Cookies, Desserts and Sweets, Drinks. It consists of around 675 recipes pulled from history. The publishers have changed the recipes so they can be reproduced using modern ingredients and equipment. It all adds up to 3000 years of wining and dining! The books are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A gift inscription is handwritten inside front of each book. The original slipcase also is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear.
'The Horizon Cookbook and Illustrated History of Eating and Drinking Through the Ages' is one book that definitely lives up to its title! With credit to lead author William Harlan Hale and the Editors of Horizon Magazine, to Wendy Buehr, editor in charge, and Mimi Sheraton, historical consultant, it's a comprehensive history of food and drink, with 600 classic international recipes and menus. Crepes Suzette? Mead? Creme Chantilly? Lobster Thermidor? They're in here, but they're only a portion of this book that describe food and its history, and culinary customs from around the world. It's profusely illustrated (570 in all!) in color and black/white and, as someone told me, it's a great one for the 'foodie' in your life! The book is in Very Good condition with only light edge/corner wear. The dust jacket is Good overall, with edge/corner wear.
Royal Cook Book from The Royal Baking Powder Co. of N.Y. copyright 1920. It is in wonderful condition with 49 great pages of recipes with some age coloring to the pages. It has a carrot marmalade recipe hand written inside of the back cover of the booklet. A nice find.
The Modern Family Cook Book is another of Meta Given's comprehensive cookbooks, published in 1961 by J.G. Ferguson Publishing. It contains 632 pages of recipes, followed by a glossary of terms and an index. There are many full page color illustrations. Meta was concocting recipes at 10 years of age in her home in the Ozarks, then early began using her ingenuity to dress up the simple foods at hand, making unusual combinations, serving them in new ways. Soon she was teaching other girls to cook, guiding their efforts particularly during WWI in the canning and drying of foods. She headed one of the first home economics departments established by a commercial food organization and did three years of research on evaporated milk. Later she became foods editor of the Chicago Tribune, and then her own experimental kitchen. The book is in Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear and a few corner bumps. The dust jacket is Good overall, with some edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. Dust jacket is marked as book club edition.
Called 'A treasury of adventures in gastronomy,' this is the ''Holiday Magazine Book of The World's Fine Food,' published in this 1960 First Printing by Simon and Schuster. This treasury is a perfect complement to your household cookbook. In addition to the wonderful color photos and fascinating articles are nearly 300 specific and detailed recipes that will delight anyone who enjoys good food. It's also a handbook of gourmet dining in Europe and America with visits to the world's greatest temples of gastronomy: the Pavillon, Galatoire's, the posh places of San Francisco, the world famous restaurants and hidden bistros of France. Food experts from around the country contribute their expertise on making and eating cheese, bread, American wines, the mysterious truffle and the intricacies of British beer. This will be a lifetime treasure in your kitchen library! The oversize book is in Very Good condition with only light edge/corner wear and a few scuffs on covers. A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. The dust jacket is not present. The original slipcase is here, but is split at bottom joint and shows some edge/corner wear. There is light pencil underlining on some articles, but this could be easily removed.
From the American Heart Association, authority on heart-healthy living and diet, this provides a complete guide to the fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, and caloric content of both generic and brand-name foods, and discusses the role of fat, sodium, and cholesterol in diet and the links to heart disease. Original. First Edition. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out.
Country Inns: Lodges & Historic Hotels Of The Midwest & Rocky Mountain
Wherever you travel in America, the 'Compleat Traveler's Companions' are your best guide to hundreds and hundreds of little known, out of the way inns, lodges and historic hotels where you can feel like an honored guest. This 6th Edition of the 'Country Inns, Lodges and Historic Hotels of the Midwest and Rocky Mountain states. With photos of many of the locations, drawings of many others, the book is organized by state. Addresses, operators' names and phone numbers are included, along with specific details of each site's features. It's outdated now, but many of these country inns are still operating and welcoming guests! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
The 'Gourmet Cookbook for Weight Control' by Caroline Weiss and Arlene Uslander is a handy cookbook for those who like to eat and to cook, while controlling their weight and guarding their health. It shows how to plan a simplified weight reduction program based on the food exchange lists set forth by the American Dietetic and American Diabetes Associations. Or, if you prefer, you'll find the calorie count for each serving of the more than 125 recipes from hors d'oeuvres to desserts. Also tips on sugar substitutes, cooking with wine and menu suggestions. The book is in Very Good condition with some light edge/corner wear and a chipped bottom corner on covers.
Hattie Carter's 'Great Cooking Ideas' is a huge book printed on various colors of newsprint paper. With these recipes, says the publisher, you'll discover easy, sure-fire and fun ways to plan attractive, complete meals from appetizers to desserts. Turn the routine of preparing and eating three meals a day into times of pleasure for yourself and for the people you love. The book's first 23 pages contain some good basic information: a glossary of cooking terms; wine information; tips on cooking rice and pasta; notes on Mexican and Oriental cooking; conversion tables of U.S. measurements to metric; spelling and symbols for measuring units. A lot of information in here! Next are the recipes -- more than 550 pages of them! You'll love the new ideas and varieties of foods included! The book is in Very Good condition with some light edge/corner wear and a few scuffs on covers. There's a sticker scar on front. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Jim Fobel's 'Beautiful Food' is just what you would expect when an Art Institute graduate compiled a cookbook. It contains a fresh and lively approach to preparing elegant, creative foods. The recipes are all you need to turn an ordinary luncheon or dinner into an extraordinary affair. Every procedure is clearly and carefully explained, with 16 pages of brilliant color photos and dozens of step-by-step drawings to make the procedures even clearer. In addition, there are patterns for the projects that require them and helpful hints interspersed throughout. You can recreate the glazed lobster with saffron-lobster salad pictured on the cover, learn to fashion fresh vegetables into a fabulous flower arrangment, or make and decorate a beautiful beige and brown three-tiered butter cake. Prepare innovative vegetarian sushi, cool salad-filled pies ot discover new holiday recipes youi've never dreamed of. This one's really as good as it looks! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with minor exceptions: A 2 by 2-inch top outside corner on most pages shows creases from moisture, but there are no other signs of damage. This does not affect the covers. The dust jacket has a 1.5 inch tear at spine. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
The idea of choosing The World's 100 Best Recipes, photographing them in a beautiful setting and adapting them for preparation in home kitchens was that of a distinguished German food writer, Roland Goock. His book sold more than 100 thousand copies in German. This first paperback edition, like the original, is not all-inclusive -- the choices were based on meals the author had eaten in cities all over the world. They may not be haute cuisine, but, as the old saying goes, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Each of the 100 recipes is printed (in English) on a page, facing a beautiful color photo of the dish as it's prepared for serving. Your mouth may drool over these beauties! Bon appetit! The book is in Good condition with some light edge/corner wear. Unfortunately, the bottom 1/4 of most pages are wrinkled by what appears to be exposure to moisture. There are no stains -- just slight wrinkling. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Here is a personal cookbook that reflects the joy and comfort of happy family meals. The entire book is exquisitely hand lettered and illustrated by author Natalie Sylvester. Covering breads, main dishes, vegetables, salads, desserts and some interesting old 'receipts,' these more than 170 recipes will delight your family and guests. In 'The Home Cooking Cookbook,' you'll discover such family pleasing dishes as Barley pilaf, Peas with lettuce, Rose hip jam, Grandma Sylvester's baked beans, Yogurt teacake, Deer Isle beef stew, Beets with oranges, Aunt Lena's ice box rolls, Vinalhaven fish chowder, Dandelion salad and much, much more! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear and price tag remants on the front.
'The Complete Cook,' by Pat Jester, is an inspiring collection of more than 950 recipes presented in an easy-to-use format. In fact, the publisher says it may be the only cookbook you'll every need! Learn a basic technique here, then create your own variations. Grandma would be envious of the many time-saving tips for creating her classic dishes. Beginning cooks can start with favorites such as skillet-fried chicken, basic potato salad and mix-in-the-pan chocolate cake. More accomplished cooks can show off with an elegant lamb rib roast, or cream puffs with strawberry-yogurt dessert filling. Your meals will be more nutritious, more economical and better tasting! Recipes were created to use less sugar, salt and fat. 'Select-a-size' recipes allow you to prepare only the amount you need, without costly leftovers! It's a great all-round cookbook! And the color photos are gorgeous! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
With this 'All Color Cookbook,' edited by Eileen Turner, you'll never have to wonder what the finished dish you're preparing will look like -- each of the more than 250 recipes is illustrated in full color. All ingredients are given in metric, imperial and American equivalents and the range of recipes includes basic and familiar favorites, as well as more advanced and unusual ideas. This will be a great addition to your kitchen library. Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
'The New Family Cookbook,' written by British writer/editor Carole Edwards, is a comprehensive cookbook designed to suit modern living, whether you are preparing a quick but nutritious family supper or a special dinner. Both traditional and exotic recipes are here, but always with the emphasis on fresh, healthy ingredients. Special sections deal with cake making, vegetarian cooking and breadmaking. Chapters include; Cookery Notes, A-Z of Kitchen Terms and Equipment, Soups, Appetizers, Seafood Dishes, Savory Pies and Pastries, Casserole Cooking, Roasting, Vegetable Cookery, Successful Sauces, Herbs, Spices, Salads and Cold Dishes, Savory Egg and Cheese Dishes, Quick and Easy Dishes, Pasta, Savory Rice Dishes, Desserts, Bread, Cakes and Cookies, Microwaves and Processors, Using the Freezer, and Roasting Chart. Illustrated in full color photos. Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with light edge/corner wear. The book has some rubbing on bottom edges from shelf wear.
Excellent set of more than 700 easy-to-make recipes from American Kitchens and their international heritage. Especially strong on cakes and pies, but you'll also find such all-American staples as hamburgers and corn pudding, vanilla ice cream and blueberry pie, and traditional regional recipes such as Philadelphia sticky buns, Lady Baltimore Cake, Bayou Jambalaya and West Coast Walnut Bread. Also included is a representative selection of the 'foreign' fare that has been added to our national cuisine -- German Rye Bread, Swedish Limpa, Mexican Picadillo, Alsatian-style Choucroute Garni and an Irish Pot Roast. All of the recipes have been adapted for use in contemporary kitchens. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten in the front. The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear.
Your Share: How To Prepare Appetizing, Healthful Meals With Foods Available Today
Daily helps for war-time meal-planning and cooking. How to extend scarce meat products. 52 menus, 226 recipes, 369 hints on food buying preparation, meal planning and serving. Nice color pictures of popular General Mills products (including 'CHEERIOATS'.) CONDITION: The booklet is in Very Good condition with light back cover scuffs, but no other apparent defects, inside or out! A previous owner's name is handwritten on the front.
With the increasing informality of the dinner party, the canape or hors d'oeuvre has become more and more useful as a substitute for the first course. Many gatherings start with drinks and snacksand go right into the roast or casserole, continue with a salad and end with dessert and coffee. This little book contains many variations as well as some of the old standbys for short notice. Try the recipes here and widen your culinary repertoire. They can set the pace for the whole dinner! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. e1
Cook's Quotation Book: A Literary Feast is a mouth-watering feast of hundreds of quotations about cooking and dining from centuries of observation. Compiled by Maria Polushkin Robbins and illustrated with many fine line drawings, here is an indulgent combination of two of the three greatest pleasures in life -- eating and reading! As Mark Twain said, 'Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.' The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! A gift inscription is handwritten inside front cover.
Food Tales: Literary Menu Of Mouthwatering Masterpieces
Artfully composed still lifes that celebrate the pleasures of eating combined with eight delicious tales of culinary fiction. These include: Yesterday's Sweetmeats by Robert Benchley; A Vicomte's Breakfast by Alexandre Dumas; The Luncheon by W. Somerset Maugham; The Man Who Loved to Eat by William Maxwell; The Spoiled Cake by Jules Renard - translated by Ralph Manheim; Tortillas and Beans by John Steinbeck; The Power of Cookery by Sylvia Townsend Warner; and His Father's Earth by Thomas Wolfe. It's a delectable celebration of one of life's greatest pleasures -- eating! Lavishly illustrated with drawings and wonderful fullcolor photos. Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with only very light edge/corner wear. Jacket has been price-clipped. A gift inscription is handwritten inside front cover.
With more than '140 recipes and 323 afterthoughts,' this is an entirely new book to make the chore of cooking (and shopping and table setting and facing the whole mess) seem like fun! A humorous follow-up to her classic 'I Hate to Cook Book,' this volume blends recipes with culinary philosophy, designed for the busy person who wants to minimize time and aggravation in the kitchen. Includes how to fix eggs in the style of Nero Wolfe (on fried bread covered in liver pate) Great tips about preparing meals without worrying yourself to death about the outcome. Published as feminism was gaining momentum; more relevant than ever in today's age of two-earner couples. The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, although it appears someone has trimmed it top and bottom to remove edge wear. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front. e12
Come Cook With Me features recipes and reminiscences by a master cook and raconteur. Author Maurice Brockway's great flair for food is equaled by his zest for writing about it. With an ardor that sets the taste buds quivering, he tells of his lifelong quest for new experiences in cooking and eating. Here are some results: 175 recipes from far and near -- simple dishes enhanced with a gourmet touch, fabulous foods made from simple, soups of distinction, scrumptious luncheons for the sudden guest, desserts of distinction. How about smoked ham in your own chimney? Four modes of Cassoulet? Cioppino? Hootsla? Frizzled liver? Apple Crow's Nest? A really good fish chowder? You'll enjoy the adventures AND the eating! The book is in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out! The dust jacket is Very Good overall, with minor edge/corner wear and a couple of small tears at top. A previous owner's name is handwritten inside the front.
Garden Of Eating: Food, Sex And The Hunger For Meaning
'Eating, which is something we used to do simply to survive, has become increasingly eroticized, politicized, fetishized, and heavily burdened with moral significance.' The author notes that the huge array of selections in our supermarkets and the bounty of the American table should make us happy as kings. But, while the American food experience is richer than ever before, it has never been more troubled. We have experienced a distinct loss of innocence about food and eating. And he provides answers! Both the book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with very light edge/corner wear. Inside, there are no permanent marks, but a few pencil notes and underlines remain. e16
From a passionate and talented chef who also happens to be an Episcopalian priest comes this surprising and thought-provoking treatise on everything from prayer to poetry to puff pastry. In Supper of the Lamb, author Robert Farrar Capon talks about festal and ferial cooking, emerging as an inspirational voice extolling the benefits and wonders of old-fashioned home cooking in a world of fast food and prepackaged cuisine. At the end of the book is a collection of more than 100 of the author's favorite recipes. The book is in As New condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!
You probably know that fruit and vegetable sculpture can be made for almost any children's party theme. But, according to Festive Food Decoration For All Occasions, you may not realize that adults may also be charmed by the pumpkin coach or turnip kangaroo. Weird and wonderful creatures can emerge from your vegetable bin or fruit basket, made with simple tools such as a paring knife or kitchen shears and held together with toothpicks. Author Sheila Ostrander not only gives step-by-step directions for single items, amusingly illustrated, but devotes a good portion of the book to assembling a series of them as the central motifs for parties. The 1969 hardbound book is arranged alphabetically according to the basic ingredient and is simple to work with. The book and its dust jacket are in Very Good condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!