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2000 Useful Facts About Food Labor, Time and Money-Saving Hints, Advice and Suggestions..., Berolzheimer, Ruth (edited by)
1 Berolzheimer, Ruth (edited by) 2000 Useful Facts About Food Labor, Time and Money-Saving Hints, Advice and Suggestions...
Chicago, IL Consolidated Book Company 1941 Booklet Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book with thin, slick cardboard covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is some edge wear and nicking to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "It's all in knowing how is the way our grandmother phrased it as she passed her kitchen and marketing lore on to her daughter. But grand-daughter has an opportunity to acquire this information from more accurate if less colorful sources." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Cowboy's Cookbook, Bush, T. L.
2 Bush, T. L. A Cowboy's Cookbook
Austin, TX Texasmonthly Press 1985 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Erwin E. Smith 
B&W Photographs; This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends . The bottom rear cover has a small spot of color lifted by the price. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 California Bride's Cook Book Publishing Co. The Bride's Cook Book
San Francisco, CA The California Bride's Cook Book Publishing Co. 1912 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; C 1912-1913. First San Francisco, edition. This book is in Very Good+ conditoin and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends of the book covers have some bumping and beginning wear. There is one tiny tear to the top rear spine joint. The multicolored text pages are clean and bright. The front and rear pastedown pages have advertising from Corinthian Grocers. Laid in are a number of the previous owner's clipped recipes, along with a couple of handwritten recipes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Delmonico's Game Recipe Provender from Field and Sky, Conrotto, Eugene L. (compiled and edited by)
4 Conrotto, Eugene L. (compiled and edited by) Delmonico's Game Recipe Provender from Field and Sky
Modesto, CA Hypatia Press 1994 Reprint Paperback Fine Illustrated by Robert A. Giraudo 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. This book is in Fine condition and was published without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Eating is something we do three or more times a day; but dining is a much rarer phenomenon, implying the good life. Dining was made possible for those with pockets full, half-full, and only somewhat full of case, with the advent of the restaurant on the American scene." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Treasury Of Kitchen Know How And Outstanding Recipes From The Great Cooks Of Stanislaus County, Cookbook Publishers
5 Cookbook Publishers A Treasury Of Kitchen Know How And Outstanding Recipes From The Great Cooks Of Stanislaus County
Hayward, CA Cookbook Publishers 1977 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
This is an oversized paperback book with thick cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning rubbing . The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name and date on the front inside cover of the book. "Between 1843 and 1846, when California was a province of independent Mexico, five Mexican land grants totaling 113,135 acres (458 km2; 177 sq mi) were granted in Stanislaus County. Rancho Orestimba y Las Garzas, Rancho Pescadero and Rancho Del Puerto were located on the west side of the San Joaquin River, and Rancho Del Rio Estanislao and Rancho Thompson on the north side of the Stanislaus River. Additionally, in 1844 Salomon Pico received a Mexican land grant of 58,000 acres (235 km2; 91 sq mi) in the San Joaquin Valley, somewhere near the Stanislaus River and the San Joaquin River in what is now Stanislaus County. However, the grant was never confirmed by the Land Commission. " 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Eat to Live The Blue Book of Cooking, Corban, Eula Bee, Esther Robertson Hallock and Mabel Martin
6 Corban, Eula Bee, Esther Robertson Hallock and Mabel Martin Eat to Live The Blue Book of Cooking
New York M. S. Mill Co., Inc. 1943 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and weawr to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but do have some light, generalized toning. The price clipped dust jacket has several large tears, nicks and chips missing, including a large chip out of the title on the front panel. "More than 150 recipes - emphasizing meat stretchers and variety meats - selected for flavor, palatability and excellent nutritional value. Eating to exist is one thing. But eating to live - to have that buoyant sense of aliveness which follows when your body is functioning perfectly because each day has received its full measure of nourishment - that is something else." This book is a product of the need to stretch food, especially meats, sugar and other necessities during World War II. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mrs. Degraf's Cook Book, Degraf, Mrs. Belle
7 Degraf, Mrs. Belle Mrs. Degraf's Cook Book
San Francisco, CA H. S. Crocker Co. , Inc. 1922 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Good 
This book is in Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean, solid condition, but has noticeable wear, rubbing and bumping to the spine ends, corners and spine joints of the book covers. The covers also have spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. The inner hinges have wear, and the front inner hinge has cracked and been repaired. Overall, a good solid, useable copy of a scarce book. "Belle De Graf, Editor of the Cooking Information Page of The San Francisco Chronicle, whose advice was syndicated in 50 Pacific Coast newspapers, published "Mrs. De Graf's Cook Book" in 1922 (reissued five years later). This volume apparently was wholly or partly funded by several commercial food companies, which was customary in those years." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Making the Most of Your Cooking Time New Recipes, New Methods, New Ideas, ESSIpoff, Marie Armstrong
8 ESSIpoff, Marie Armstrong Making the Most of Your Cooking Time New Recipes, New Methods, New Ideas
New York Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1952 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small chips missing. "This is not a book of short cuts. It presents instead tried-and-tested methods for making your time in the kitchen pay off in taste, quality and food value." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Original Boston Cooking-school Cook Book 1896 A Facsimile of the First Edition, Farmer, Fannie Merritt
9 Farmer, Fannie Merritt The Original Boston Cooking-school Cook Book 1896 A Facsimile of the First Edition
New York Weathervane Books 1990 Reprint Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Fannie published her best-known work, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, in 1896. Her cookbook introduced the concept of using standardized measuring spoons and cups, as well as level measurement. A follow-up to an earlier version called Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book, published by Mary J. Lincoln in 1884, and some criticized her for using some of the recipes, the book under Farmer's direction eventually contained 1,850 recipes, from milk toast to Zigaras à la Russe. Farmer also included essays on housekeeping, cleaning, canning and drying fruits and vegetables, and nutritional information. The book's publisher (Little, Brown & Company) did not predict good sales and limited the first edition to 3,000 copies, published at the author's expense. The book was so popular in America, so thorough, and so comprehensive that cooks would refer to later editions simply as the Fannie Farmer Cookbook, and it is still available in print over 100 years later." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Up-to-Date Waitress, Hill, Janet M.
10 Hill, Janet M. The Up-to-Date Waitress
Boston, MA Little, Brown and Company 1919 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The book covers have some light bumping and rubbing to the spine end and noticeable bumping to the bottom corners of the book cover. The front cover of the book is decorated in green, black (or very dark green) and white in the image of a waitress. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name penciled on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and medium sized edge tears, along with a couple of sizeable chip missing,and one small circular spot missing on the spine of the book. There is a sticker shadow (from an apparent price tag) on the spine of the dust jacket. Scarce in dust jacket. "Janet McKenzie Hill (1852–1933) was a prominent early practitioner of culinary reform, food science and scientific cooking, author of many cookbooks. Hill was born in Westfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Alexander McKenzie, a clergyman, and Nancy (Lewis) McKenzie. In 1873 she married Benjamin M. Hill. Hill took up the study of cooking and its related sciences later in life: she returned to school around age 40, graduating from the Boston Cooking School in 1892. Fannie Farmer was assistant principal at the time. In 1896 she founded the Boston Cooking School Magazine (later renamed American Cookery)." "The waitress, who understands the composition of food, the underlying principles of cookery and cleaning, the proper construction of menus, and who has had training of the reasoning powers and judgement that is incidental to such knowledge, has gained thereby a breadth of mind and quickness of perception, which fit her to meet any emergency that may arise. Such a waitress is fitted to raise her work to the grade of the so-called professions, and to command a salary in accordance with the service rendered." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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California Treasure: Recipes from The Junior League of Fresno, Junior League of Fresno
11 Junior League of Fresno California Treasure: Recipes from The Junior League of Fresno
Memphis, TN Wimmer Brothers Books 1985 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by the Chairman of the Cookbook Committee, Darla Anton. This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. Several pages have been dog-eared to mark recipes. This copy has been signed with an inscription by the committee chairman. The dust jacket has some rubbing and wear, along with several small edge nicks and tears. "In March, when the large fields of almonds burst forth with bloom, it is truly a spectacular sight! The miles and miles of beautiful white blossoms usher Spring into the Valley in a way that only nature can." ; Signed by Associated 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Queen of Cooks And Some Kings (The Story of Rosa Lewis), Lawton, Mary (Recorded by)
12 Lawton, Mary (Recorded by) The Queen of Cooks And Some Kings (The Story of Rosa Lewis)
New York Boni & Liveright 1925 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There are a couple of spots of ground-in dirt and spotting to the book covers, especially the spine. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are spots of foxing to the rear endpaper hinges. The front endpaper has a shadow of a previous owner's inked notation. "It was through the perfection of a dish of hash that I cooked and served myself to Robert Edmond Jones and Ruby Goodnow, several years ago, that I first heard of Rosa Lewis. " "Rosa Lewis was born in 1867 in a poor town in Essex. Determined to keep their daughter out of the workhouse, her parents managed to secure her a job in domestic service. It was there that she displayed a real flair for cooking, so much so that at the age of 16 she was asked to join the staff at Sheen House, Mortlake, the home of the exiled Comte de Paris. Rosa’s technique greatly developed during her time at Sheen House and her future as “Queen of Cooks” was secured." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Our Daily Bread : Our Best Recipes, Members Of The Fremont Presbyterian Church (Sacramento)
13 Members Of The Fremont Presbyterian Church (Sacramento) Our Daily Bread : Our Best Recipes
Sacramento, CA Fremont Presbyterian Church, Sacramento, CA 1949 1st Edition; 1st Printing Spiral bound Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This book is a trade sized paperback book with a spiral binding. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some toning and spots of discoloration. The edges of the book cover have some pulling away from the spiral binding. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are Appetizers, breads, candy, casseroles, desserts, pickles, salads and odds and ends. The text pages have been illustrated in black and white by an unknown illustrator. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Economical Cook Book A Practical Guide for Housekeepers in the Preparation of Every Day Meals, Paul, Mrs. Sara T.
14 Paul, Mrs. Sara T. The Economical Cook Book A Practical Guide for Housekeepers in the Preparation of Every Day Meals
New York John C. Winston Co. 1905 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Good 
This book is in Good only condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book covers have noticeable rubbing, wear, and fraying. The covers have ground-in dirt and spotting. The inside hinges have cracked and been repaired. The text pages have spotting, wear, edge tears, etc. The book is well loved and well used. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Presbyterian Cook Book, Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Presbytery of Madison. Women's Missionary Society.
15 Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Presbytery of Madison. Women's Missionary Society. The Presbyterian Cook Book
Madison, NJ Presbyterian Cook Book 1925 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good 
This is a trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine of the book has some wear, rubbing and tearing. There is a chip missing from the bottom spine end that runs up over an inch. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is an occasional notation by recipes from a previous owner. Only one copy of this title is available at Rutger's University Included are recipes such as Shrimp Wriggle, Twin Mountain Muffins, Cuckoo, Old Virginia Chess Pie, and much more. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Romagnolis' Table Italian Family Recipes, Romagnoli, Margaret and G. Franco
16 Romagnoli, Margaret and G. Franco The Romagnolis' Table Italian Family Recipes
Boston, MA Little Brown and Company / An Atlantic Monthly Press Book 1975 6th Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a bit of light rubbing and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a one line inked previous owner's notation on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has edge wear, bumping, rubbing and a couple of semi-closed tears. "Gian Franco Romagnoli (1926 – 15 December 2008) was an Italian chef, author, and television personality. He hosted The Romagnolis’ Table, an American program about Italian cookery, alongside his wife Margaret, from 1973 to 1975. Born in Italy, Romagnoli trained as a cameraman and a director. While working at a film studio, he met Margaret O’Neill, an American information officer for the Marshall Plan. She became his supervisor, and the pair married in 1952. Due to American government regulations, Margaret lost her job. The couple left for America in 1955. The pair moved to Watertown, Massachusetts, and Romagnoli got a job as a cameraman at WGBH-TV. He later worked as a cinematographer. After a trip back to Italy, the couple put forward the idea of an Italian home cooking program. The Romagnolis’ Table made its debut in 1973 and lasted until 1975. The show was originally broadcast on WGBH but was later shown by PBS. After the show ended, Romagnoli opened up a restaurant under the same name. The restaurant operated for 10 years and closed in 1989. Romagnoli also opened two sister restaurants and released three cook books." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Guide to Royal Success in Baking, Royal Baking Powder Co.
17 Royal Baking Powder Co. A Guide to Royal Success in Baking
New York Royal Baking Powder Company 1942 Booklet Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The booklet is in Very Good- to Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some rubbing at the top corner and a crease to the bottom front corner. There is a two inch tear to the bottom spine of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "in 1885, the Practical American Cook Book published news of a wonderful new combination of soda and Cream of Tartar. Cakes made with this were said to be tender, fine-textured and wonderfully delicious." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Magic Chef Cooking, Shank, Dorothy E, and the American Stove Company of Cleveland, Ohio
18 Shank, Dorothy E, and the American Stove Company of Cleveland, Ohio Magic Chef Cooking
St. Louis, MO American Stove Company 1934 11th Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Color Photographs; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The tan cloth covers have several spots of discoloration, including one two inch+ patch of liquid splash to the front panel. The decoration on the front panel has a bit of smearing as well. The text pages are clean and bright. Page 70-71 has a tipped in newspaper article featuring a Roasting Chart - the acid from the newspaper has left an impression on the opposited page. Included throughout are several full color photographs of the recipes. "The purpose of the Lorain Oven Heat Regulator is to maintain a constant temperature during any baking period. The element of uncertainty in guessing the temperature and controlling the gas flow by hand is eliminated. The use of this device assures uniform products each time a given recipe is baked." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Smorgasbordet  (Swedish Hors D'Oeuvres), Simonson, Gerda
19 Simonson, Gerda Smorgasbordet (Swedish Hors D'Oeuvres)
New York Albert Bonnier Publishing House 1939 3rd Enlarged Edition Hardcover Very Good 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This book has hard cloth covers and a spiral binding. The book is in Very Good condition. The spine ends and corners have some light rubbing and wear. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the title page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Sunset Barbecue Cook Book, Sunset Magazine
20 Sunset Magazine Sunset Barbecue Cook Book
Menlo Park, CA Lane Book Company 1960 4th Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; This is an oversized paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some generalized rubbing to the spine joints, spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is one small inked notation on the title page. "Flavor-laden barbecue smoke has been drifting into Western skies over since the days of the explorer's campfire and the festive, Spanish pit-barbecue. The mild climate has always lured Westerners outdoors, away from the kitchen." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Queen of Cooks And Some Kings (The Story of Rosa Lewis), Lawton, Mary (Recorded by)
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The Economical Cook Book A Practical Guide for Housekeepers in the Preparation of Every Day Meals, Paul, Mrs. Sara T.
The Economical Cook Book A Practical Guide for Housekeepers in the Preparation of Every Day Meals

The Original Boston Cooking-school Cook Book 1896 A Facsimile of the First Edition, Farmer, Fannie Merritt
The Original Boston Cooking-school Cook Book 1896 A Facsimile of the First Edition

 
 
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