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Wartime 1944 Good Housekeeping Cook Book, Illustrated, Entertaining, Out-of-Print
This coveted wartime GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Cook Book is a gold mine of information. A timeless reference for wholesome American home cooking!!
A product of years of research and of pioneering in the development of modern methods of cookery. Collector's 1944 vintage hardcover in gift quality condition - Good Housekeeping Cook Book.
Author, Dorothy Marsh was food editor of Good Housekeeping Magazine. Publisher: Stamford House, New York, New York, Copyright, 1942, 1944, seventh edition, "Completely Revised Edition" stated on title page. No isbn. Not ex-library.
Gorgeous color illustrations, several full page color plates looks like lithographs. Many black & white drawings, diagrams & photographs; wait until you see. WOW!! Brilliant pictorial color endpapers front & back featuring food in serving bowls, plates & cups, salads, watermelon balls, soup etc.
All recipes, all directions, all tabulations and charts have been checked and re-checked for accuracy and clarity, so that even the novice can be a good cook. Every recipe has been kitchen-tested and tasted by large groups of men and women — professionals with educated palates, and just average people who simply like what they like.
Expand your kitchen repertoire by applying new skills to a wide variety of dishes. Stream line meal preparation with professional short cuts and tricks of the trade.
Section on food budgets and how to make every penny count, how to avoid waste through knowing how much food to buy, how to take care of it, how best to cook it and serve it.
CONTENTS: 53 chapters, nearly 2,000 recipes; cook for one or feed a large family. Selected and tested by Good Housekeeping Institute. Entertaining, Cooking for a Crowd, Meal Planning, Breads, Pies, Cookies, Desserts, Sandwiches, Cakes & Cupcakes, Homemade Candies, Drinks, Meat, Game and Rabbit, Poultry, Fish, Salads, Vegetable Cocktails, Wines,
Home Canning, Box Lunches, Outdoor Meals, Cooking for Two, Cooking when You Live Alone, Cookery Methods and Terms, Equipping a Kitchen, The Business Housekeeper, Substituting Ingredients, Children's meals discussed, Easy guides to nutrition are given with vitamin, mineral and calorie charts. Complete index and much more.
Special attention given to all types of equipment and use, making kitchen attractive, utensils best suited to particular cooking indicated.
Hardcover, thick, heavy, pale mustard boards, brown decoration & titles. 981 pages MINT & unused, 8" x 6". Partial DJ flap piece-see photo. Fine vintage condition. Impossible to find a copy like this!
Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal wear-few pp original print creases(see this during wartime prints). Cover near fine/bright/clean/minimal shelfwear-very light edgewear-corner bumping-tiny board peek one corner.
Do not pass up this out-of-print wartime gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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Beth, New England, MA
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