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Eleanor Roosevelt’s Chestnut Dressing from Stars in Your Kitchen

Eleanor Roosevelt’s Chestnut Dressing from Stars in Your Kitchen: Here’s one great recipe from Stars in Your Kitchen, a celebrity cookbook published to benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Fund in 1953.

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Eleanor Roosevelt’s Chestnut Dressing from Stars in Your Kitchen, 1953

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Stars in Your Kitchen, 1953, First Edition, First Printing: Cookbook edited by Marta Brookfield Michel and published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, in 1953. Designed and decorated with atomic-era illustrations by the Strimbans. Hard cover with no dust jacket. 130 pages. Book is in mint condition.

This cookbook raised funds for the Damon Runyon Cancer Fund, with recipes from 148 celebrities. Contributors include Mrs. Harry S. Truman, Susan Hayward, the Duke & Duchess of Windsor, Bette Davis, David Niven, Harry James & Betty Grable, Laurence Olivier & Viven Leigh, Gregory Peck, Lili Palmer & Rex Harrison, Tallulah Bankhead, James Stewart, Benny Goodman, George Montgomery & Dinah Shore, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary Martin, James Gleason, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Groucho Marx, Alfred Hitchcock, Mary Margaret McBride, Ronald Reagan, Kate Smith, James Thurber, Alfred Lunt & Lynn Fontanne, Bob Hope, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Shirley Temple, and Margot Fonteyn, plus many more, of course.

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