Wisconsin Extension Homemaker Cookbook
Antique Recipes

Smash-Up from Wisconsin Extension Homemakers

Smash-Up from Wisconsin Extension Homemakers:  Here’s a recipe from the Wisconsin Extension Homemakers Cookbook, 1940-1990, a casserole recipe entertainingly called, “Smash-Up in the Valley,” I have no idea why.  Smash-Up from Wisconsin Extension Homemakers  Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here:

Wisconsin Extension Homemakers Cookbook, 1940-1990:  Huge cookbook compiled by Wisconsin Extension Homemakers Council, Inc., Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary, 1940-1990.  Spiral wire binding.  Heavy cardboard covers. 314 pages.  Excellent vintage condition.  Wisconsin is my adopted home state, and I do love it.  However, trust me when I tell you that there is something symptomatic  about the fact that well over half of the 314 pages, 160 pages, are taken by these chapters:  “Bars, Cookies,” “Bread, Rolls, Doughnuts, Muffins,” “Candy, Snacks,” “Cakes, Frostings,” “Desserts,” and “Pies, Pastries.”  “Main Dishes” take 45 pages.  “Salads” take 25 pages.  The “Vegetables” chapter consumes a mere 29 pages.

This yummy cook book is in near-mint condition.  Some slight shelf wear on the cover.  Two recipes written on the blank pages.  But the pages are all mint!  Very difficult to find!

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