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Antique Recipes: VintageCookbook.com’s blog, with antique and vintage recipes from famous and historic cookbooks. Recipes from cook books like Miss Hulling’s Favorite Recipes; Can Greeks Cook; Dining in Chicago by John Drury, 1931; In Pursuit of Flavor by Edna Lewis, 1988; Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Fine Old Dixie Recipes Wood “Mammy” Cover, 1938, First Edition; Purity Cook Book, 1932, 1945; Pastry Cook and Confectioner PastryCook & Confectioners’ Guide, 1892, 1913; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Barbeque’n with Bobby: Righteous, Down-Home Barbeque Recipes by Bobby Seale; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953; Alphabet for Gourmets, M.F.K. Fisher, 1949; Louise’s Florida Cook Book, 1968, 1978; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955; Home Dissertations: An Offering to the Household, 1886; County Recipes of Old England, 1929; Recipes My Friends’ and My Own, 1904; One Thousand Successful Recipes, 1926; Love Time & Butter, 1971; Fashions in Foods in Beverly Hills, 1929; Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets, M.F.K. Fisher, 19Home Dissertations: An Offering to the Household, 1886; County Recipes of Old England, 1929; Recipes My Friends’ and My Own, 1904; One Thousand Successful Recipes, 1926; Love Time & Butter, 1971; Fashions in Foods in Beverly Hills, 1929; Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets, M.F.K. Fisher, 1946; Epicurean, 1894, 1920; Delmonico’s: A Century of Splendor, 1967; International Cook Book, Filippini, 1906, 1911; Fine Old Dixie Recipes with a wood “Mammy” cover; Catering for Special Occasions, 1911; Old Waldorf Bar Days, 1931, First Edition, First Printing; Old Mr. Boston, 1935; Just Cocktails, 1939; Les Diners de Gala by Salvador Dali, 1973; A La Rector, 1933; Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, 1954; Warren Cook-Book, 1920; 200 Years of New Orleans Cooking, 1931; Famous Recipes Famous People, 1940; Miss Parloa’s Kitchen Companion, 1887; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1894; Fashions in Foods in Beverly Hills, 1929; Sook’s Cook Book: Memories and Traditional Receipts from Deep South; Family Recipes: Secrets of Maude Landry’s Kitchen; Great 20th Century Cook Book: Three Meals a Day, 1902; Southern Cooking, 1928; Feeding the Lions: An Algonquin Cookbook, 1942; Housekeeping in the Blue Grass, 1874; Everybody’s Cook Book, 1924, 1937; Twig Cook Book, 1900s; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886; What to Have for Dinner, Fannie Farmer, 1905; Mexican Cookbook, Fergusson, 1945; Louis’ Salads & Chafing Dishes, 1906, First Edition; Williamsburg Art of Cookery, Leather, 1938; Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners, 1913, 1915; Cooking A La Ritz Cooking A La Ritz, 1941, Louis Diat; New Annie Dennis Cook Book, 1905; Savouries a la Mode by Harriet de Salis, 1903; Dee-Licious Recipes, 1932; Swiss Bakery and Confectionery, 1949; Gay Cookbook, 1965; Dining in Chicago by John Drury, 1931; Feeding the Lions: An Algonquin Cookbook, 1942; Columbia Cook Book 1895 First Edition; Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, 1954; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1892; Warren Cook-Book, 1923, Sixth Edition; Mrs. Rorer’s Cook Book, First Edition, 1886; Sunset’s Barbecue Book, 1938, 1949; Calorie Cook Book, 1923; A Cookbook for Booksellers, 1965; Choice Recipes, 1914; Connecticut Cookbook, 1944; Food and Cookery, 1917; Physical Culture Cook Book, 1929; Country Kitchen Cook Book, 1934; Larkin Housewives’ Cook Book, 1923; Practical Dietetics, 1923; America’s Cook Book, New York Herald Tribune, 1937, 1946; Mrs. Harding’s Twentieth Century Cook Book, 1921; From Manna to Mousse, 1969; Good Housekeeping Everyday Cook Book, 1903; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955; Popular Lithuanian Recipes, 1955, 1974; Love and Knishes, 1957; Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, Marion Harland, 1875, 1886; Any One Can Bake, 1929, Fine Old Dixie Recipes with a wood “Mammy” cover; Edgewater Beach Hotel Book Salads, Culinary Gleanings, 1938, Marion Harland’s Cook Book, Standard Book Recipes Housewife’s Guide, Little Cook Book for Little Girl, 1905, Ellington Cook Book, 1916; Das Ist Zucker That’s Sugar; Art of Cooking Omelettes, 1963; Burke’s Complete Cocktail & Drinking Recipes with Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour, 1934, 1936; Williamsburg Art of Cookery, 1938; Fireless Cook Book, 1911; Mrs. Allen on Cooking, Menus, Service, 1926; Escoffier, 1969, A Guide to the Fine Art of Cookery; Whole-Family Cook Book, 1931; Kitchen Ranging, 1929; Unusual Soups: Hot & Cold Soups for All Occasions, 1981; Buckeye Cookery, 1880, 1883; Common Sense in the Kitchen, 1870; Le Cookbook: Favorite Recipes French American Residents of Paris, 1978; How to Cook a Wolf, 1942, 1944; Good Housekeeping, 1944; Mary Ronald’s Century Cook Book, 1885, 1911; Mrs. Lincoln’s Cook Book, 1884, 1819; Jersey Shore Cooks and Artists, 1958; the Home Cook Book, 1877; Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing Dish Dainties, 1899, 1920; Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Out of Kentucky Kitchens, 1949; Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery, 1871; The Great 20th Century Cook Book: Three Meals a Day, 1902; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886 First Edition, First Printing; Key to the Pantry: Choice, Tried Recipes, 1907; Nero Wolfe Cook Book, 1973; Columbia Cook Book, 1895; Hollywood Glamour Cook Book by Mariposa, 1940; New Orleans Recipes Used in the South for more than 200 Years; Catering for Special Occasions, Fannie Farmer, 1911; Just for Two Cookbook, Lily Haxworth Wallace, 1942; Gentleman’s Companion or Around the World with Knife Fork & Spoon, 1939, 1946; The Favorite Cook Book, 1894; Mangiamo Let’s Eat, 1970; Cooking a la Ritz, 1941; America Cooks, 1967; M.F.K. Fisher’s How to Cook a Wolf, 1944; Miss Parloa’s New Cook Book, 1881; Carolina Foods, Illustrated by Carew Rice, 1957; Fifty-two Sunday Dinners, 1913, 1915; Can the Greeks Cook, 1950; Palmer House Cook Book, 1933, first edition; Boundary County Cook Book, 1927; Household Science and Arts, 1913; Neighborhood Cook Book, 1912, 1914; Prejean’s Cookbook, 2004; A Salute to Forty-Eight of Our Country’s Best Chefs, 1995; The American Women’s Club Cook Book, 1926; The Blue Book of American Dishes, 1926; A Butler’s Recipe Book, 1719, 1935; The Beloit Cook Book, 1914, 1930; Mrs. Mary Martensen’s Recipes, 1932.

historic cookbooks

Custard Josephine Baker from Alice B. Toklas Cook Book

Custard Josephine Baker from Alice B. Toklas Cook Book: Here's another great recipe from the Alice B. Toklas Cook Book: a custard named after the legendary Parisian dancer, Josephine Baker. Yes, we have the cookbook. See it here: https://vintagecookbook.com/product/alice-b-toklas-cook-book/ Alice B Toklas Cook Book: The…
historic World War I cookbook

Mary Elizabeth’s Pigeon Pie from Mary Elizabeth’s War Time Recipes, 1918

Mary Elizabeth's Pigeon Pie from Mary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes:  Here's a great--and simple--recipe from an historic cookbook, Mary Eizabeth's War Time Recipes. Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here:  https://www.vintagecookbook.com/product/mary-elizabeths-war-time-recipes-historic-world-war-cook-book/ Mary Elizabeth’s War Time Recipes, Historic World War I Cook Book: Subtitled “Containing…
antique cookbooks
Mrs Lincoln's Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1891

Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1883, 1884

Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1883:  Mrs. Lincoln's copyright for her cookbook was issued in 1883.  The cookbook was actually published in 1884.  Of course, the book was used as the text for the famous Boston Cooking School, founded in 1879 by the Woman's Educational…

Grandmother Roberts’s Green Tomato Relish from Stephenson’s Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts

Grandmother Roberts's Green Tomato Relish from Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts: One great recipe from a very difficult to find cookbook, Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts. Of course we have the cookbook. See it here: https://www.vintagecookbook.com/product/stephensons-apple-farm-restaurant-receipts/ Stephenson’s Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts: Copyright 1967. Privately printed.…

Green Rice from Stephenson’s Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts, 1967, 1970

Green Rice from Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts, 1967, 1975:  A "specialty of the house" recipe from Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant, outside of Kansas City, Missouri. Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/product/stephensons-apple-farm-restaurant-receipts/ Stephenson’s Apple Farm Restaurant Receipts: Copyright 1967. Privately printed. This…
Chez Maxim's: Secrets and Recipes from the World's Most Famous Restaurant, 1962

Riz A L’imperatrice (Rice with Candied Fruit) from Chez Maxim’s

Riz A L'imperatrice (Rice with Candied Fruit) from Chez Maxim's: One great recipe from Chez Maxim’s: Secrets and Recipes from the World’s Most Famous Restaurant, 1962 Of course we have the cookbook. See it here: https://www.vintagecookbook.com/product/chez-maxims-secrets-recipes-worlds-famous-restaurant-1962/ Chez Maxim’s: Secrets and Recipes from the World’s Most…

Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1893

Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1893: First edition, 1893 printing of one of the most famous antique cookbooks of the United States, Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book, published in 1884 by Roberts Brothers, Boston. Probably the most famous American cookbook. Mrs. Lincoln's copyright was…

Custard Pie – Ideal from One Thousand Successful Recipes, Lulu Thompson Silvernail, 1950

Custard Pie - Ideal from One Thousand Successful Recipes, Lulu Thompson Silvernail, 1926, 1950:  One great recipe from the Bible of pie recipes! Of course we have the cookbook.  See it here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/product/one-thousand-successful-recipes-silvernail-1926/ One Thousand Successful Recipes, Silvernail, 1926. Revised and expanded edition of Nine Hundred…
southern cooking

200 Years of Charleston Cooking: St. Cecelia Ball

200 Years Charleston Cooking: St. Cecelia Ball: I've said before, 200 Years of Charleston Cooking is my all-time favorite antique cookbook. Here's an excellent example of why it's my favorite. Oyster Stew with Mace recipe along with the charming discussion of the St. Cecelia Ball,…