Third Sexton Cook Book, First Edition, 1950: Cookbook published by the Sexton Market, John Sexton & Co., Manufacturing Wholesale Grocers, established in 1883, Chicago. Published in 1950 by John Sexton & Co., Chicago. Stated first edition, presumed first printing. Hard cover copy. Cook’s copy. Cover has lots of shelf wear.
Since Sexton supplied institutions like universities, hospitals, high school cafeterias, country clubs, dude ranches, orphanages, and more, and since the cookbook was to be used by cooks and chefs at these institutions, all of the recipes are for large quantities. All of the recipes in this cookbook are for 50 portions or more.
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