"The New England Yankee Cook Book" was written by Imogene Wolcott and published by Coward-McCann. Originally copyrighted in 1934, this a re-print from the 1960s by the Cookbook Collector's Library. The title page reads, "An anthology of incomparable recipes from the six New England states and a little something about the people whose tradition for good eating is herein permanently recorded from the files of Yankee Magazine and from time-worn recipe books and many gracious contributors.
This hard-cover regional cookbook has pen and ink drawings throughout as well as black and white photographs of some of the scenes to be found in turn of the century New England.
Soups, Chowders, and stews
Fish: Shell, Salt and Fresh
Meat, Poultry and Game
Vegetables: Individual and Collective
Breads, Biscuits, Gems, Shortcake and Mush
Pudding, Pies, Cakes and Cookies
Sauces, Preserves, Pickles, Jellies and Jams
Beverages: Hard and Soft
Candies and Sweetmeats
Also included is a "glossary of cooking terms and New England Colloquialisms, Quiz Answers and an index. Small article are sprinkled throughout about things such as "The Perfect Church Supper", "Stories Of Old New England Dinners", and "Rhode Island Clambakes". There's even a brown bread recipe that brings back memories for all New Englander's of grandma's kitchen in the winter.
This wonderful community cookbook has illustrated board covers and is in very good vintage condition. The pages are clean and minimally yellowed. There is some mild yellowing that is visible when the book is closed on the top of the pages and some very small speckles on the edges. The binding is tight. This hard cover vintage book measures 9 inches by 6 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A lovely vintage cookbook for the New England kitchen or cook book collector.
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