Good Cook . . . Ten Talents, 1968, Natural Foods Cookbook and Complete Health Manual: Vegetarian cookbook in the sense that it uses no meats and that it provides many substitutes for meat. Written and published by Frank J. and Rosalie Hurd. Based on what the Hurds call the “Original Bible Diet,” from Genesis 1:29. Card stock cover with plastic comb binding. 368 pages. This copy is a first edition, first printing copy, printed by the College Press, Collegedale, Tennessee. This copy is in as-if-new condition. Cover is perfect. Comb binding is perfect. Pages are clean and clear.
Ten Talents is a cookbook with a wide following over a long period. It includes short chapters on topics like “Four Main Minerals” and “Contents of Different Sized Cans,” as well as chapters on “Original Bible Diet” and “Food — Man’s Medicine.” Recipes for baby food, beverages, yeast breads, quick breads, desserts, fruits, grains, herbs, meatless main dishes, nuts, seeds and olives, vegetable salads, fruit salads, salad dressings, sandwiches and spreads, sauces, creams and gravies, soups, spouts, vegetables.