Daily News Cook Book, 1896: Chicago’s Daily News Cook Book is menu driven. That is, readers would submit, and the Chicago Daily News would print, all three menus for one day, plus the recipes needed to complete the dishes on the menu. Here’s an example, from Wednesday, August the eighteenth. See the cook book here:
Daily News Cook Book, 1896: Is that a great cover, or what? Look at that face! This is a 1896 first edition of the Daily News Cook Book, with menus and recipes for a year’s meals. Appear as they did in the Chicago Daily News newspaper, complete with the names of the readers who contributed the recipes. Hard cover, 607 pages. Binding is slightly loose in the back. Cover and spine sound. Pages are completely clean. Excellent condition. The Daily News Cook Book is a menu-driven cookbook, with 365 days of menus submitted by Daily News readers, along with the recipes necessary to produce all the dishes for all three meals.
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