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Vintage Cookbook News: Click on “Recipes” at the top of this Home Page for one (or more) great antique recipe from rare, antique, and historic cookbooks. Recipes recently added are from these cookbooks: Mrs. Rorer’s Cook Book, 1886; Grace Townsand’s Favorite Cook Book, 1894; Gun Club Cook Book, 1930; Gay Cookbook, 1965; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953; Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, 1949; Jolly Times Cook Book, 1934; Cook’s Tour of Shreveport, 1964, 1979; Young Folks’ Cook Book, 1946; Gold Coast Cook Book, 1955; Marion Harland’s Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, 1875, 1886; Mrs. Townsend’s Favorite Cook Book, 1894; Muslim Cookery, 1938, 1977; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1888; Lily Wallace’s New American Cook Book, 1941; Cooking ‘way down South in Dixie, 1949; Mrs. Putnam’s Receipt Book and Young Housekeeper’s Assistant, 1849, 1858; The Neighborhood Cook Book, Council of Jewish Women, Portland, Oregon, 1912, 1914; Williamsburg Art of Cookery, 1938; Marion Harris Neil’s Favorite Recipes Cook Book, 1929; Fifty-Two Sunday Suppers, 1913; Buckeye Cookery, 1880; Mrs. Allen’s Cook Book, 1917; Queen Mary Cook Book: Recipes from Her Sea Going Days, 1972; Eva Davis’ Court Square Recipes, 1950s, Dixie Cook Book, 1939; Woman’s World Cook Book, Marion Harland, 1909; With a Saucepan over the Sea, 1902; Ted Saucier’s Bottoms Up, 1962; 104 Soups from Dale’s Kitchen, 1990; Treasured Polish Recipes, 1948, 1988; Encyclopedia of Cooking, McBride, 1958; Cooking and Castle Building, 1880, 1890; Marion Harland’s Complete Cook Book, 1903, 1906; Picayune Creole Cook Book; Carolina Foods, 1957; Frances Parkinson Keyes Cook Book, 1955, 1956; Smorgasbord Cookbook; Bakeshop Trouble Shooter; Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book, 1937, 1944; Cooking A La Ritz, 1941; “I Just Quit Stirrin’ When the Tastin’s Good,” 1986; D’Ascanio’s Famous Recipes, 1952; 200 Years of Charleston Cooking, 1930; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1898; Delta Family Cookbook, 1974; Singers and Swingers in the Kitchen, 1967 (recipes from the Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Leonard Nimoy); Stella Standard’s Cook Book, 1965; Savannah Cook Book, 1933; Ornamental Confectionary: the Art of Baking, 1898; Mrs. Gillette’s Cook Book, 1908; A Friend in the Kitchen, 1899; Cantabrigia Club Cook Book, 1923-1924; Feeding the Lions: An Algonquin Cookbook, 1942; Mangiamo (Let’s Eat!), 1970; Folk Wines, Cordials, Brandies: Ways to Make Them, 1963; Alice B. Toklas’ Haschich Fudge recipe from the Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, 1954; Louisiana Tiger Bait; Family Recipes: Secrets from Maude Landry’s Kitchen; Russian Tea Room Cookbook, 1981; Filippini’s One Hundred Recipes for Cooking and Serving Fish; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1891; Good Things Made, Said and Done, for Every Home & Household, 1885; Presbyterian Cook Book, 1892; Louis Diat’s Original Vichyssoise Recipe (from Louis Diat’s obituary;) Fannie Farmer’s Catering for Special Occasions, Hood’s Cook Book Number Three; Settlement Cook Book, 1901; Chicago Record Cook Book; Marion Harland’s Dinner Year Book, 1878; Mangiamo, 1970; Cedar Plank Cookbook, and more.
More Vintage Cookbook News: We’ve added a Vintage Cocktail Books category! Today I added The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1933; Bartender’s Guide Trader Vic, 1947 first edition; Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes, Vol. III; Greek Cookery with cocktail recipes, 1950, 1972; very rare first edition, first printing copy of Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wine, 1909; How to Mix ‘Em Yourself, 1934; Cocktail Bar by “Charles,” 1960; Burke’s Complete Cocktail Drinking Recipes, 1934; Guide to Pink Elephants, volumes one and two, 1952 and 1957; New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Them, 1973; Gentleman’s Companion, 1939, 1956; Bottoms Up, 1949; and more. Other recent editions include Harry’s ABC of Mixing Cocktails, 1996; How to Mix ‘em Yourself, 1934; Recipes for the Bartender; The Hour, by Bernard DeVoto, 1951; Booze Reader, George Bishop, 1965; Vogue Cocktails, McNulty,1982; History of the Cocktail, 1932; Professional Mixing Guide, 1950.
We’ve been adding vintage and antique cocktail recipes to our “Recipes” category at the top of VintageCookbook.com’s homepage. See cocktail recipes from Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930, 1933; Burke’s Complete Cocktail & Drinking Recipes, 1934; New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Them, 1973; The Cocktail Bar by “Charles,” 1960.
More Vintage Cookbook News: VintageCookbook.com finally has global search capacity for the entire site. See that Q in the upper right corner? Type in “baking” or “dinner menus” or “New York state cookbooks” or a specific title, like “Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book.” I bet we have what you’re looking for!
Still More Vintage Cookbook News: Many antique cookbooks added, including: Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Presidential Cook Book, 1896; The Gun Club Cook Book, 1930; The Gay Cook Book, 1965; Bohemian San Francisco, 1914; 200 Years of Charleston Cooking, 1930; Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, 1949; Queen Mary Cook Book: Recipes from Her Sea Going Days, 1972; Jolly Times Cook Book, 1934; a first edition copy of The Neighborhood Cook Book, 1912; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953; two antique, 1920s Jell-O advertising cards or package inserts, the Jell-O Girl in Norway, No. 12, and the Nightingale, a Chinese Fairy Tale, No. 653 Sunday Dinners, 1913; New Mexico Cow Belles Cook Book; Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes, Vol. III; Tin Can Sailors Cook Book, 1982; Young Folks’ Cook Book, 1946; Gold Coast Cook Book, 1955; Marion Harland’s Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, 1875, 1886; a true first edition of Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines, 1909; Muslim Cookery, 1938, 1977; a first edition, first printing copy of Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955; Things Mother Used to Make, 1913; Southern Cooking to Remember, 1977; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1888; Culinary Gems from the Kitchens of Old Virginia, 1952; Lily Wallace’s New American Cook Book, 1941; Cooking ‘way down South in Dixie, 1949; Mrs. Putnam’s Receipt Book and Young Housekeeper’s Assistant, 1849, 1858; The Neighborhood Cook Book, Council of Jewish Women, Portland, Oregon, 1912, 1914; Favorite Recipes Cook Book, 1929; Mrs. Gillette’s Cook Book, 1908; Modern Methods of Preparing Delightful Foods, 1927; Dining in New York with Rector, 1939; Dixie Cook Book, 1939; Fireside Cook Book by James Beard, 1949; Marion Harland’s Complete Cook Book, 1906; Round the World in 80 Dishes, 1955; Woman’s World Cook Book, Marion Harland, 1909; 104 Soups from Dale’s Kitchen, 1990; Midwestern Junior League Cookbook, 1978; Cooking and Castle Building 1880, 1890; Ogilvie’s Book for a Cook, 1905; 65 Buttercream Flowers, 1957; Southern Cooking, 1928, 1941; Delta Family Cookbook, 1974; Luchow’s German Cookbook, 1952; A Date with a Dish: A Cook Book of American Negro Recipes, 1948; Meta Given’s Modern Family Cook Book, 1942, 1961; Good Housekeeping’s Book of Menus, Recipes, and Household Discoveries, 1922; New Fannie Farmer Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, 1951; Fannie Farmer’s Catering for Special Occasions, 1911; Presbyterian Cook Book, 1892; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes by Lulu Thompson Silvernail, 1923; a 1939 first edition, first printing of the Williamsburg Art of Cookery; Blue Ribbon Cook Book, 1904, 1922; Geneva Cook Book, 1895; Gourmet Cookbook, two-volume set in mint condition; Cooking A La Ritz, 1941; M.F.K. Fisher’s collected works, The Art of Eating, 1954 first edition, first printing; Frances Parkinson Keyes Cook Book, 1955;Boston School Kitchen Text-Book, 1887, 1909; The Art of Cooking and Serving, 1930; D’Ascanio’s Famous Recipes, 1952; Geneva Cook Book, 1895; Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book, 1937, 1944; Cooking with the Daughters, 1982; Cantabrigia Club Cook Book, 1923-1924; With a Saucepan Over the Sea, 1902, 1903; 1976; several Health for Victory pamphlets from World War II; Greenwich Village Gourmet Studio Cookery, 1949; How I Cook It, 1954; Alice’s Restaurant Cookbook with its plastic record; Folk Wines, Cordials, and Brandies, 1963; an as-if-new first edition of Just Cocktails, Three Mountaineers, 1939; Cricket Tea Room Cook Book, 1938; Pot of Gold: Prize-Winning Recipes and How to Write Them, 1953; A la Rector, 1933, first edition; Cedar Plank Cookbook; The Art of Cooking Omelettes by Madame Romaine De Lyon, 1963, first edition; When Mother Lets Us Cook, 1908; The Salad Book from Woman’s World Magazine, 1929; Mrs. Rorer’s Cook Book, 1886; The Wall Street Cook Book, 1966; Fine Old Dixie Recipes with its carved wood “Mammy” cover, and more. All regional and ethnic cookbooks marked down and on sale! VintageCookbook.com carries antique, rare, vintage, old and first edition cookbooks or cook books. Antique, vintage and collectible international cookbooks. Antique and vintage advertising cookbooks. Difficult-to-find old, antique and vintage international, regional, ethnic and specialty cookbooks. Antique, vintage, old, and out-of-print children’s cookbooks. Antique, vintage, old cookbooks from the great chefs and the great restaurants. Cooking ephemera from the 1800s and 1900s, including promotional recipe booklets. Collectors welcome, as are folks looking for their mothers’ cookbooks! Many more cookbooks just added to our Dirt Cheap Vintage Cookbook category.
And there’s more! We’ve been beefing up the general or comprehensive cookbooks department, adding an American Woman’s Cook Book, 1940, in pristine condition with its dust jacket and cardboard gift sleeve; more editions of Lily Wallace’s New American Cookbook DeLuxe Edition, 1941, Good Housekeeping, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Better Homes and Gardens, Woman’s Home Companion, McCall’s, Culinary Arts, General Foods, Joy of Cooking, and Settlement cookbooks.