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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.

Curried Shrimp from Plaza Cookbook, 1972

Curried Shrimp from Plaza Cookbook

Here's one great recipe from the Plaza Cookbook, Curried Shrimp: Of course we have the cookbook! See it here: https://www.vintagecookbook.com/product/plaza-cookbook-1972-first-edition/ Plaza Cookbook, 1972 First Edition: The Plaza Cookbook, written by Eve Brown, and published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, in 1972. Oversized, hard…

Hickory-Nut Surprise from My Candy Secrets, 1919, Mary Elizabeth Evans

Hickory-Nut Surprise from My Candy Secrets, 1918, Mary Elizabeth Evans: Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/product/my-candy-secrets-1919-first-edition-first-printing-mary-elizabeth-evans/ My Candy Secrets, 1919, First Edition, First Printing, Mary Elizabeth Evans. Cookbook written by Mary Elizabeth Evans and published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, New York,…
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Boiled Fish from Columbia Cook Book 1893

Boiled Fish from Columbia Cook Book: Here's Adelaide Hollingsworth's recipe for Boiled Fish from her Columbia Cook Book, published in 1893. You know we have the cookbook. You can see it here: https://www.vintagecookbook.com/product/columbia-cook-book-1895-first-edition/ Columbia Cook Book 1893 First Edition: This is an amazing first edition…

Antique Cocktail from Burke’s: the Yokohama

Antique Cocktail from Burke's: the Yokohama:  Burke's Complete Cocktail & Drinking Recipes was first published in 1934.  In one instance, leafing through it tells you just how old the cocktail is.  Most of your favorites are probably here.  But maybe you haven't heard of this…

Burke’s Tastybites Club Sandwich

Burke's Tastybites Club Sandwich: At our recent family reunion, one of my nephews mentioned his theory about judging a good restaurant: order the club sandwich. As it goes, so goes the restaurant. I think I'll send Burke's club sandwich to my nephew and see what…
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Hickoynut Cake from “Aunt Babette’s” Cook Book, 1889, 1913

Hickoynut Cake from "Aunt Babette's" Cook Book, 1889, 1913: Yes,  we have the cookbook.  See it here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/product/aunt-babettes-cook-book-1889-1913-in-excellent-antique-condition/ “Aunt Babette’s” Cook Book, 1889, 1913, in Excellent Antique Condition:  Cookbook written by Bertha F. Kramer and first published in 1889 by Bloch Publishing Company, New York.  This…

Bull’s-Eye Cocktail from Burke’s Complete Cocktail

Bull's-Eye Cocktail from Burke's Complete Cocktail: Bull's Eye Cocktail from Burke's Complete Cocktail: Sounds like one of these would make anyone the life of the party. 1934 must have been quite a party! src="https://www.vintagecookbook.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Bulls-Eye-Cocktail-from-Burkes-Complete-Cocktail-300x120.jpg" alt="Bull's Eye Cocktail from Burke's Complete Cocktail " width="300" height="120" class="size-medium…

Asparagus Omelet from 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902

Asparagus Omelet from 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902: Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here: https://vintagecookbook.com/product/365-luncheon-dishes-1902-rare-cookbook-excellent-antique-condition/ 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902. Rare Cookbook in Excellent Antique Condition! Extremely difficult to find cookbook (this is the only copy available on the internet to my knowledge) in excellent antique…