Here is a truly all-purpose cook book from the kitchens of AMERICAN HOME, the number one magazine in the areas of food and home entertainment. A cookbook dedicated to encouraging in every user a greater appreciation of fine foods, good eating and a desire to become an accomplished, creative cook. It is dedicated to the purposeful thought that eating is one of life’s most consistent pleasures.
COLLECTOR’S 1966 rare first edition hardcover out-of-print book with its original dustjacket - American Home All-Purpose Cookbook. Your Complete Guide to Successful Cooking. Edited by Virginia Habeeb and the Food Staff of American Home. Designed by Edward Gorey and Illustrated by Jerry Schiano.
Publisher: M. Evans and Company, New York. Copyright: 1966, International & Pan American Copyright Conventions. Bce. ASIN: B000O2PWMK. No ISBN. Hard-to-find a cookbook like this one, pages MINT, obvious it was not used in a kitchen!!
American Home All-Purpose Cookbook is a New, comprehensive, basic cookbook for beginner and expert. More than 2000 recipes. Everyday dishes to gourmet cuisine. New ideas for family meals, tips on entertaining, parties for children and teenagers, wines, spices and herbs, outdoor cooking, dictionary of cooking terms, supermarket dictionary, guide to convenience foods, buying tips, meal planning and dieting, freezing and preserving, hundreds of illustrated cooking how-to and numerous tips, 16 full-page color plates, filled with black & white illustrations, and complete cross-referenced index.
Recipe and clippings include: Ann Landers Lemon Meringue Pie, Gooseberry Fool, Norwegian Fish Puffs, Viennese Apple Strudel, Smugglers Brew, Clams Licata, Fisherman's Pie, Chocolate Cups, Pan Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuits, Oysters, Crepes, Blintzes, Hawaiian Dream Dessert and so much more!
Contents: Guide to good cooking, Planning your meals, When you entertain, Parties for children and teen-agers, Appetizers, Beverages, Sandwiches and snacks, Quick breads, Yeast breads, Soups, Meats, Poultry, Fish and shellfish, Stuffings, Eggs and cheese, Rice, pasta and cereal,Vegetables, Fruits, Salads and salad dressings, Sauces, marinades and bastes, Desserts, Pies and pastry, Cakes, Cookies, Candies and confections, Freezing and preserving, Barbecues and outdoor cooking, Spice and herb guide, Wines and wine cooking, Complete Index of more than 30 pages where you can easily find answers to your specific cooking needs.
Heavy hardcover, original dustjacket, two tone blue washable cover, gilt front letters, 563pp, 9" x 7". Bce. Never been used in a kitchen. Binding tight.
Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal wear to page ends. Cover nearly fine, light shelfwear, dj good/fair general shelfwear includes edge chipping, bites, clear tape interior dj spine tears.
This cookbook is a wealth of information for the beginning cook and professional chef. Do not pass up this must have collector’s vintage cookbook gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!