Shrimp De Jonghe from James Beard Cookbook, 1959, 1961:
Of course we have the cookbook. See it here: James Beard Cookbook, 1959, 1961, As-If-New Condition
James Beard Cookbook, 1959, 1961, As-If-New Condition: First published in 1959 by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York. This copy from the 1961 with additional drawings by Luiz Woods. Written in collaboration with Isabel E. Callvert. 456 pages. Dust jacket is in excellent vintage condition, with minor chips and tiny tears. Book is in absolutely as-if-new condition. Pages completely clean and clear. Binding and hinges are perfect. This cookbook was never used. Definitely gift quality.
From the jacket: “Contains hundreds of exciting basic recipes, fine dishes from cuisines around the world, and many imaginative recipes from James Beard’s own kitchen. From the simplest instructions on how to boil an egg to an elaborate dish like Lobster à L’Americaine, each recipe is distinguished by authority, clarity, and good sense. The chapters, arranged alphabetically, include: Appetizers, Bread, Cheese, Desserts, Eggs and Breakfast Meats, Fish and Shellfish, Fruit, Grain Dishes, Meat, Pasta, Poultry, Salads and Salad Dressings, Sauces, Souffles, Soups, Vegetables and Legumes. And for added convenience there is a glossary of “Practical don’ts”; weights, measurements; a list of basic cooking equipment, definitions of cooking terms, a list of herbs and their properties and uses; a similar list for spices and seeds; and a discussion of seasonings, flavorings, and garnishes.”