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Fine Old Dixie Recipes Wood “Mammy” Cover

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Fine Old Dixie Recipes Wood “Mammy” Cover: 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. This 1965, 1972 edition has the gift cover, the hand made wooden cover with hand painted “mammy.” Cover by the Three Mountaineers!  Inside, there’s the soft cover book, Southern Cook Book. 48 pages. Recipes from “North Carolina Syllabub (A Builder-Upper)” to a long recipe for Mint Julep to “Pendennis Turtle Soup (The Soup That Made Kentucky Famous)” to “Queen of Trifles Pudding.” This book is in fine (that is to say mint) condition.  The cover was made by Three Mountaineers.

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