Just Cocktails 1939: Just Cocktails was compiled and edited by W. C. Whitfield, decorated by Tad Shell, and published by Three Mountaineers, Inc., Asheville, N.C. 1939. The first edition of this cookbook was published with this title. Later editions of this book were titled Here’s How Mixed Drinks. This press did some of the wooden covers for Culinary Arts Press, incidentally.) Charming book! The book has recipes for highballs, cocktails, party mixes, plus a very handy glassware chart. Here are a couple of terrific vintage drink recipes from Just Cocktails: Hot Eggnog plus two Daisy recipes, Lauder’s Daisy and Santa Cruz Daisy:
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