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Best Vintage Cookbooks

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Fannie Farmer 1896 Cook Book book cover
Fannie Farmer 1896 Cook Book
The Boston Cooking School
Fannie Merritt Farmer - 2012-02-15 (first published in 1896)
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A classic bestseller, the Fannie Farmer 1896 Cook Book contains an incredible offering of 1,380 recipes, from boiling an egg to preparing a calf’s head.Farmer’s instructions also go beyond recipes to include how to set the table for proper tea, full menu ideas for holiday dinners, housekeeping tips, and so much more. This book is known for pioneeri...
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Betty Crocker's COOKY Cookbook
Betty Crocker - 1963-01-01 (first published in 1948)
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Here is the complete cooky book-more than 450 recipes, dozens of appetizing full-color photographs, and many how-to-do-it sketches. This treasury of cooky baking embraces all tastes-from the old-fashioned and traditional to the new and sophisticated. Plus a large section devoted entirely to holiday cookies. Fun to use. . .perfect to give.Here's the...
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1 book cover
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1
A Cookbook
Julia Child - 1983-09-12 (first published in 1961)
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For over fifty years, New York Times bestseller Mastering the Art of French Cooking has been the definitive book on the subject for American readers. Featuring 524 delicious recipes, in its pages home cooks will find something for everyone, from seasoned experts to beginners who love good food and long to reproduce the savory delights of French cui...
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The Taste of Country Cooking
The 30th Anniversary Edition of a Great Southern Classic Cookbook
Edna Lewis - 2006-08-01 (first published in 1976)
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In recipes and reminiscences equally delicious, Edna Lewis celebrates the uniquely American country cooking she grew up with some fifty years ago in a small Virginia Piedmont farming community that had been settled by freed slaves. With menus for the four seasons, she shares the ways her family prepared and enjoyed food, savoring the delights of ea...
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The Silver Spoon
Phaidon Press - 2005-10-01 (first published in 1950)
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The Silver Spoon is the most influential and successful cookbook in Italy. Originally published in 1950, it became an instant classic. Considered to be essential in every household, it is still one of the most popular wedding presents today. The Silver Spoon was conceived and published by Domus, the design and architectural magazine famously direct...
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Betty Crocker Lost Recipes
Beloved Vintage Recipes for Today's Kitchen
Betty Crocker - 2017-10-10
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A captivating collection that celebrates the wonderful recipes from the Betty Crocker archives in a package that appeals to the modern cook​Betty Crocker Lost Recipes is the ultimate treasure for the most devoted Betty Crocker fans, as well as cooks who are interested in recipes with a retro/nostalgic twist. Eighty percent of the book includes trie...
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The Classic Italian Cook Book
The Art of Italian Cooking and the Italian Art of Eating
Marcella Hazan - 1976-02-27 (first published in 1973)
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Brand New Condition. May be plastic wrapped for additional protection...
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The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook
Cheryl Day, Griffith Day - 2012-03-06
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Nationally recognized and locally adored for its decadent homespun desserts and delicious rustic breads, Back in the Day Bakery is a Savannah landmark. As Paula Deen says in her foreword, Cheryl and Griff Day “bake decadent treats, but they also bake wonderful memories that stay with you forever.” To celebrate the bakery’s tenth anniversary, this d...
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Vintage Cakes
Timeless Recipes for Cupcakes, Flips, Rolls, Layer, Angel, Bundt, Chiffon, and Icebox Cakes for Today's Sweet Tooth [A Baking Book}
Julie Richardson - 2012-07-31
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A charming collection of updated recipes for both classic and forgotten cakes, from a timeless yellow birthday cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, to the Christmas standard, Bûche de Noël, written by a master baker and coauthor of Rustic Fruit Desserts.Cakes are central to the way we celebrate, whether that celebration is a birthday, a weddin...
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The New York Times Cook Book
Craig Claiborne - 1990-04-25 (first published in 1961)
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Since it was first published in 1961, The New York Times Cook Book, a standard work for gourmet home cooks, has sold nearly three million copies in all editions and continues to sell strongly each year. All the nearly fifteen hundred recipes in the book have been reviewed, revised, and updated, and approximately 40 percent have been replaced.Emphas...
Retro Recipes from the '50s and '60s by Addie Gundry
The Vintage Baker by Jessie Sheehan
American Cookery by Amelia Simmons
The Original White House Cook Book by F. L. Gillette, Hugo Ziemann
The Silver Palate Cookbook by Sheila Lukins