COLLECTOR'S 1941 rare vintage first edition stiff wraps softcover cookbook with original metal spiral binding - Recipes From The Good Cooks of Grace Congregational Church. In Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers in Framingham.
From the Women's Association of Grace Congregational Church. Framingham, Massachusetts. Copyright: 1941 by Grace Congregational Church, First Edition, First Printing. Not ex-library. No Isbn.
Scarce full page glossy color advertisements for Bakers Chocolate with two Baker's recipes on the back and Swans Down Cake Flour with two cake recipes on back. Collector's items on their own - very hard-to-find as usually someone would have already removed gems like this. Charming black & white period illustrations throughout. Each chapter opens with a black & white illustration or silhouette plate. Full page and numerous smaller illustrations.
Illustrations of historical buildings, statues and landmarks including: The Gleason House, The Old Red House 1721 - The Eames House on Union Ave., Memorial Building dedicated to the men of Framingham who served their country on the battlefields and Framingham Normal School - Mass State College opened in Framingham in 1853.
Mouthwatering dishes galore from authentic Massachusetts kitchens Including Framingham, Boston and surrounding towns: Deerfoot Chowder from the Boston Herald, French Potato Soup, Brown Betty Deluxe, Lemon Sauce Pudding, Grandmother Oaks Baked Indian Pudding, Snow Pudding, Clam Chowder, Pork Chops with Baked Beans (gotta love Boston baked beans), Crab Indian, Dixie Rolls, Cranberry Salad, Salmon Casserole, Bee's Fudge and lots more.
TABLE of CONTENTS: Breads & Doughnuts, Cake, Cookies & Candy, Hot Dishes, Pickles & Preserves, Pies & Pastries, Puddings & Ice Cream, Salads & Dressings and Soups & Chowders. Each recipe is written by hand (printed page) and signed by person who originally submitted it.
ADVERTISING: Echo Farm Dairy CO, Twin maple Farms, Puritan Laundry, Howard Johnson's, Shell Service Station, J. C. Penney Co., The Kendall Hotel, Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Nellie T. Duston Boarding Home, Framingham Co-operative Bank, Framingham Bowladrome, Dietz Bakery and more. Wait until you see all these fantastic advertisements which gives you a glimpse into life in the early 1940's.
Stiff wraps illustrated softcover, excellent metal spiral binding fully intact, 151 pages plus additional 16 advertising pages. 8" high by 6.5" wide. No writing or page tears. Excellent vintage condition for age. Pages excellent/bright/clean/shelfwear includes occasional small spot-some pages tiny spotting top right corner/contents page-pulled apart from spiral bottom half(only 1pp). Cover very good+/good/bright/no tears/front-light shelfwear/back-scuffing-spotting-creasing.
Do not pass up this hard-to-find collector's cookbook that gives you delicious recipes and tidbits of Massachusetts history ; will make a FABULOUS gift for yourself or someone special in your life.