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Cocina Tradicional Espanola : Menu Para Cada Dia (Cocina Tradicional EspaƱola)

By: Alba Libros

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Albor Libros: 2002

Seller ID: 15275

ISBN: 8495921049

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


94 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; SPANISH text throughout. HARDCOVER over inner wire spiral binding so book will lay flat. 94 pages. Tips for wine, cheese, herbs; in main text, each page is die-cut into three parts (Primeros, Segundos, Postres) which may be turned separately from the other parts, and by mixing and matching create 64 000 possible menus; about 140 recipes with full-color photo of each. ; Traditional Spanish Cuisine. ; Boards show light shelfwear. Small sticker on rear cover with name of Mexico import company. No other marks or defects. Scarce. View more info

Kitchen Kapers

By: Allison, Janet

Price: $22.00

Publisher: First Methodist Church: 1948

Seller ID: 17017

Condition: Very Good


120 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Softcover, green plastic comb binding, 120 unnumbered pages, brief history of congregation, several b/w and monochrome illustrations, local ads with two- to five-digit phone numbers, about 220 recipes, some with contributor names. ; Compiled and edited by Janet Allison and committee, First Methodist Church, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1948. Many recipes of German or Scandinavian heritage. ; Minor edgewear. Front cover art (green and pink image of housewife and kitchen) a bit faded. No marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

Professional Mixing Guide : The Accredited List of Recognized and Accepted Standard Formulas for Mixed Drinks

By: Angostura

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Angostura-Wuppermann Corporation: 1950

Seller ID: 17765

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; 32mo (4.75") 12 cm; Very small softcover (2.75 x 4.75 inches) 68 x 120 mm, dark green covers, 96 pages, cost chart, pricechart, section on punches and other specialties, rear fold-out with special Angostura (brand of alcoholic bitters) recipes, over 200 recipes for mixed drinks. ; Copyright 1947. This edition 1950. ; Light edgewear only. No marks or major defects. Scarce with rear fold-out. View more info

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Cooking Filipino Dishes in America

By: Asuncion, Dominga L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dominga L. Asuncion: 1985

Edition: Second Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17613

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall softcover, tan leatherette covers, [iv] + 64 pages, index, bio of author, glossary of ingredients, glossary of cooking terms, list of 75 uses of salt and vinegar, over 200 recipes. Text is in English throughout, with some recipe names in Filipino (Tagalog). ; Copyright 1970. This is 2nd edition, 1977, 2nd printing, 1985. Authentic dishes from Philippines, collected and presented by PhD of home economics with degrees from Filipino and US universities. ; Gift note penned on title page in a small hand. No other defects. View more info

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Aunt Jenny's Favorite Recipes : Delicious, Economical and Easy to Make with the Purer All-Vegetable Shortening Spry

By: Aunt Jenny

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lever Brothers: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20886

Condition: Very Good+


52 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Softcover, glossy color illustrated covers, 52 pages, index, illustrated throughout with b/w photos and cartoon dialog bubbles, about 160 recipes including pies, cakes, frostings, breads, fried food, main dishes. ; 1938. Spry brand dates from 1936.; Remarkably good condition. Light edgewear only. View more info

Cocktail Hour

By: Author Unknown

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cocktail Hour: 1952

Seller ID: 14596

Condition: Very Good+


8 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Not a cookbook. Softcover measures (7 x 9 inches) 178 x 225 mm. Pink limp leatherette covers lined inside with soft fleecy tan cloth, white lettering on front, rounded corners, 8 pages, upon each page is affixed a small real-cloth cocktail napkin imprinted with a gag magazine cover with a risque pin-up style illustration in green and black, all spoofs of real magazines. ; Which are: Cocktail Time. American Home. Police Gazette. Outdoor Life. Peek-a-Boo. Take-a-Look. Life. Esquire's. ; Certainly these illustrations were quite racy in their day. ; Only very light she... View more info

Maine Cook Book

By: Author Unknown

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Picture Book Press: 1956

Seller ID: 20065

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, white and red illustrated covers, 64 unnumbered pages, 13 b/w photos with captions, about 125 native recipes of Maine and New England, including many for seafood and lobster. ; Cover art by SR. ; Almost no sign of use. Faint thumb crease to rear cover. Front cover has several small marks, apparently ink accidentally transfered from an adjacent sheet of paper. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Waterless Cooking with Heavy Gauge Quality Aluminumware : Cook Book, Recipes, Cooking Time Charts, Care and Cleaning

By: Author Unknown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heavy Gauge Quality Aluminumware: 1924

Seller ID: 15522

Condition: Fair


12 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Stiff green and white booklet, 12 pages, tips for using aluminum cookware, tips for waterless cooking, several time charts, 28 recipes, some of which do require water. ; Amazing 1924 booklet explaining how to cook with and take care of your revolutionary new aluminum cookware. ; We have graded this item Fair. Exterior worn, with small spots to both covers, also a small stain to page 9, which affects part of the text, but everything is easily read. No creases, no writing or scribbles. Binding tight. Quite scarce. View more info

Gentleman's Companion, The, Complete in 2 Volumes, 1st Edition, Limited Edition, 1939 : Volume 1, Being an Exotic Cookery Book ; Volume 2, Being an Exotic Drinking Book

By: Baker, Charles H. Jr.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Derrydale Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16497

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


476 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Set of 2 hardcover volumes. Dark burgundy-red cloth over spines, red canvas-cloth over boards, gold lettering and decor on spines, [xix] + 221 + [xix] + 217 pages, b/w frontispiece photo and index each vol, hundreds of authentic recipes given with author's unique wry humor. ; Both vols are 1st editions, 1939, limited to 1250, this set being Number 1210, stated. ; Charles H. Baker Jr was a longtime culinary and cocktail writer who wrote regularly for Town & Country, Esquire, Gourmet and other publications. Here he has collected countless rare and exotic recipes... View more info

Chocolate Candies You Can Make

By: Baker, Walter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: General Foods Corporation: 1936

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 14706

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Softcover booklet, color photo covers, 24 pages, plenty of tips, 18 b/w photos, some showing step by step, 40 recipes. ; Published in conjunction with Walter Baker and Company, Dorchester, Massachusetts. 2nd edition, 3rd printing, 1936, stated. ; Light vertical crease. Small closed tear to front cover. A few pages show tiny spots. Everything readable. View more info

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Confessions of a Kraut Lover : For Women Only, Thirty-Three Recipes Guaranteed to Drive a Man to Eat

By: Beard, James, and Elbert W. Garlock

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Empire State Pickling: 1985

Seller ID: 16110

Condition: Very Good+


12 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White booklet, 12 pages, 7 color photos, 33 recipes and serving suggestions for sauerkraut or choucroute. ; Promotional item for Silver Floss brand sauerkraut. Afterword by Elbert W. Garlock, executive vice president, Empire State Pickling company. ; Front cover shows a few very pale spots. No other defects. View more info

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Fostoria Corn Popper, the : Model Number 202, Recipes and Instructions

By: Bersted, Al

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bersted Manufacturing Company: 1948

Seller ID: 18499

Condition: Very Good+


4 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small softcover leaflet printed in green and black, 4 pages, detailed instructions for use of the Fostoria Corn Popper, 8 recipes. Published 1948. ; Made by Bersted Manufacturing Company, a unit of McGraw Electric Company, 1948. ; Remarkably good condition for such a frail item. A few very small pale spots on rear, faint thumb creases. No marks, no rips, no tears. Quite scarce. View more info

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Winter Menu Magic

By: Best, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Biscuit Company: 1933

Seller ID: 15663

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small format (4 x 7 inches) 10 x 18 cm, softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages, several menus, 15 b/w photos, 80 recipes. ; Promotional item for National Biscuit Company, makers of Uneeda Bakers biscuits, written by one Nancy Best, whose name, we suspect, is a Betty Crocker-style pseudonym and whose initials (surprise ! ) are the same as National Biscuit. ; Recipes feature biscuits, butter crackers, graham crackers, soda crackers, ginger snaps and other National Biscuit (now Nabisco) products. ; Both covers show light wear and a little discoloration. One page has som... View more info

Hungarian Cooking : Simple and Economical Recipes

By: Biro, Elisabeth De

Price: $9.00

Publisher: K. P. Schick: 1958

Seller ID: 20529

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


142 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover, red buckram, [iv] + 142 pages, index, appendix, about 280 recipes. ; Copyright 1950. This printing 1958. View more info

Carnation Year of Book of Menus and Recipes, The

By: Blake, Mary

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Carnation Company: 1940

Seller ID: 14707

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Steel-blue covers, fold-and-staple binding, index, 11 b/w photos, 24 menus including 6 for each season, over 100 recipes including about 25 for each season. ; Published by the makers of Carnation irradiated evaporated milk, now owned by Nestle. ; A touch of wear only, otherwise no signs of use. View more info

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Mixing Bowl, the : South Central Human Resources Cookbook

By: Bledsoe, Mary M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Motlow College: 1979

Seller ID: 19578

Condition: Very Good+


76 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Blue softcover, black plastic comb binding, [iv] + 76 pages, about 120 recipes with contributor names and home cities. Includes breads, casseroles, desserts, entrees, salads, more. ; Published under auspices South Central Human Resources Agency, Nutrition Program for the Elderly, Motlow College, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1979. ; Almost no wear. A touch of sunning to covers. Several recipes carefully marked 'good' or other comments penned in. View more info

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Luscious Great Lakes Blueberries : Recipes

By: Blueberry Growers

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Michigan Blueberry Growers Association: 1957

Seller ID: 18821

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 48mo (3.5") 9 cm; Small oblong softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 16 glossy pages, 12 b/w photos, 2 color photos, 11 recipes plus tips for freezing. ; Published by Michigan Blueberry Growers Association in cooperation with North American Blueberry Council, 1957. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No major defects. Appears unused. Scarce. View more info

Southern Recipes Featuring Starlac

By: Borden Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Borden Company: 1952

Seller ID: 14842

Condition: Fair


16 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Yellow booklet, fold-and-staple binding, self-wraps, yellow laid paper throughout, b/w line art, several suggested menus, 26 recipes from the Southern US including soups, breads, entrees, desserts. ; Booklet states: 'Developed under a grant made to the School of Home Economics, Women's College, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC. Starlac is the highest quality nonfat dry milk, made by the Borden Company, New York'. ; This item was frail to start with. Covers are sunned, spotted and chipped. Area of discoloration affects upper margin of 3 leaves, not affe... View more info

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New Idea Recipes : With Borden's Cheese Spreads

By: Borden Company

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Borden Company: 1967

Seller ID: 18036

Condition: Very Good+


20 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small softcover booklet, 20 pages, 2 color illustrations including cover, 15 b/w photos and illustrations, 20 recipes featuring cheese spreads by Borden. ; Light thumb creases. Pale area of discoloration to rear cover. Everything readable. Binding tight. View more info

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Bordo Products Presents : American's Favorite Date Recipes

By: Bordo Products Company

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bordo Products Company: 1965

Seller ID: 16286

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet, 16 color glossy pages, nutrition tips, 7 high-quality color photos, 22 recipes. ; Rear cover has small address in black, and postal cancellation in red, stamped on, as issued. ; This item was stapled shut for mailing, leaving small staple holes near fore-edge throughout. Otherwise only minor wear. Everything readable. ; Laid in: 1 old newspaper clipping and two boxboard clippings with a total of 6 date recipes. View more info