Asparagus Recipes from Fruit and Flower Mission Cook Book, 1930: Spring is coming in Wisconsin, and I have my very own asparagus patch! So I’ve been looking for new asparagus recipes. Perhaps you have, too?
Of course we have the cookbook. See it here: Fruit and Flower Mission Cook Book
Fruit and Flower Mission Cook Book, 1930, Seattle, Washington. Actually, the title of this cookbook, what’s printed on the title page, is Choice Recipes by Members of the Fruit and Flower Mission. Published by Lowman & Hanford, Publishers, Seattle, Washington. Copyrighted by Lowman & Hanford in 1930. Apparent first edition, first printing, no other being mentioned. Hard cover without dust jacket. 411 pages, plus four pages of additional handwritten recipes and 14 pages of local advertising. Excellent vintage condition. Front hinge is exposed, but holding. Binding is solid. A few pages have light spots, but the vast majority are clean and clear.
From the Forward: “The Seattle Fruit and Flower Mission is an organization of women, all volunteer workers, which gives dietary aid to those who are ill or undernourished, irrespective of race or creed. Incorporated in 1907, it has steadily grown until the demand for special diet is in danger of exceeding the supply; therefore, this book has been published, hoping it will meet with favor and bring new friends to the Mission.”