This is a beautiful, gift-quality 1985 edition of The Joy of Creative Cuisine, Oracle Books, Tucson AZ, 729 pgs.
This hardbound cookbook features 1000 delicious, kitchen-tested recipes, great ideas for parties and entertaining and includes a 60-page microwave section. With over 400 color photographs, many illustrations and hints as well as easy-to-follow instructions this would make a great gift for your favorite chef.
With only some rubbing on the dust jacket this cookbook is in excellent condition. The pages are smooth and clean. This cookbook is a heavyweight weighing in at over five pounds! It measures 9" X 11"