"Helen Corbitt Cooks For Company" was written by Helen Corbitt and illustrated by Suzanne Cubberly Street. This state first edition vintage cook book is the perfect cookbook for entertaining for all occasions.
Chapters include: Mid-Morning Entertaining Brunches Luncheon: Seated and Buffet Making Friends With Foreign Kitchens Dinners: Seated and Buffet Sunday Entertaining Suppers: Early, Late and Late Late Cocktails and Cocktail Buffets Picnics and Outdoor Parties Wedding, Receptions and Teas Holidays: Christmas, Fourth of July, St. Patrick's and Others Luncheons and Dinners Unobtrusively Low-Calorie Lagniappe Much More This and That
Each chapter is broken down into Expensive (3 cornucopias), Less Expensive (2 cornucopias) and Inexpensive (1 cornucopia). This book is geared towards the advanced as well as the beginner cook. Menus are provided and the recipes follow. Chapters are dotted with black and white illustrations
This hard cover vintage cookbook is in very good condition. It has tan cloth boards with gilded titles on a dark green background. It has a full index and is 434 pages in length. There is some yellowing and light staining on the ends of the pages visible when the book is closed. It appears the publisher used a different paper in the middle section of the book as those pages are a brighter white and have not yellowed. The other pages are only very minimally yellowed.There is a small water stain visible on the side when the pages are closed that does not affect the inside of the pages. There is one dog-eared page. The end papers are bright orange with illustrations of kitchen pans ans utensils. This vintage kitchen book measures approximately 9 1/4 inches by 6 1/4 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
This great vintage cook book has wonderful ideas for special dishes for dinner, lunch, brunch or tea. A perfect housewarming gift or to give to your favorite foodie.
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