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Fine Old Dixie Recipes

Fine Old Dixie Recipes with wooden “mammy” cover:   Here is an entire page of soup recipes from the Culinary Arts Press in Reading, Pa., Oyster Stew, Gumbo File, Chicken-Okra Gumbo, and Turtle Soup.

Talk about historic cookbooks!  The Southern Cook Book of Fine Old Recipes or Southern Cook Book: 250 Old Dixie Recipes, compiled and edited by Lillie S. Lustig. This book–with several minor variations in title– was originally copyrighted 1939 by Culinary Arts Press, Reading, Pa. The images alone certainly convey a lot about America’s visions of our cooks.

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