RARE 1969 1st Ed 'How to Cook Like a Jewish Mother' DJ Illustrated - International / Entertaining / Holidays / Vintage

You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy June Roth's DELECTABLE variety of Jewish cooking and fun humor. We love Rob Cubuzio's charming illustrations too!!

RARE 1969 first edition vintage hardcover - How to Cook Like a Jewish Mother. Has original hard-to-find unclipped color pictorial dust jacket-$3.95 flap.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Essandess Special Edition, New York, Copyright, 1969. Not later 1993 reprint. No isbn-only sbn. Not ex-library.

Jewish cooking is a veritable melting pot, adding the best and most appealing dishes from many lands to their cuisine. This SUPERB cookbook brings the best of Jewish cooking into your home.

Recipes that have been handed for countless generations, from mother to daughter to you. How does a Jewish mother cook? With a handful of this and a handful of that, but she has been blessed with the right sized hands.

Every chapter begins with a wonderful quote from the Book of Proverbs, then a delightful black & white line drawing. It doesn't get better than this!!

The author's entertaining discussion of history and origin of Jewish cooking will provide excellent dinner conversation. The warmth and festiveness of Jewish family life bubbles through her humorous chapter prefaces.


How to Tell a Jewish Mother, You've Got to Have Tam,

Every Little Dish has a Reason all its Own,

A Little Something to Start, What Goes in the Soup,

Jewish Penicillin and Other Magic Brews,

All Kinds of Noodles, Cooking the Catch,

Have a Piece of Chicken, Meaty with Memories,

Ess From the Cookie Jar, A Balabusta's Bake-Off,

A Little Fruit Maybe?,

Special Section devoted to traditional recipes for Holiday Meals.

Heartwarming goodness of typical Jewish dishes - chicken soup, gefilte fish, borscht, matzo balls, blintzes, kreplach, stuffed cabbage, and more.

There are tempting recipes for all sorts of appetizers, soups, meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, noodles, eggs, and home-baked cakes and goodies.

Hardcover quarto, unclipped pictorial DJ-$3.95 flap, vibrant tan pictorial boards. Illustrations excellent & bright. Binding tight. Not ex-lib.

Excellent/very good vintage condition. Pages excellent overall/bright/clean-light wear/ffbep few smudges-few small spots. No tears or marks.

Any picture blur-blue tint, just photos-illustrations are crisp & clear. Cover very good+/good/bright/mostly clean-few small spots-some light foxing.

Right side bottom cover(see photo)indent lines, goes through to pages(less than cover 2-3 indent lines)it lessens as you go along. Pages bright & clean.

DJ good/fair/bright-general shelfwear including smudging/rubbing/foxing. Some title letters gone-possible sticker removed. No major tears-fully intact.

This cookbook is for every cook who likes the adventures of preparing delicious foods which are truly international in flavor.

No kitchen should be without this COLLECTOR'S gem; will make a fabulous gift!!

Priced to SELL: Retail value over $75.00!!

Item ID: BK1910

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