Brandy Peaches from Handy Cook Book, 1900, Marion Harland
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Marion Harland’s Sponge Cake Recipe

Marion Harland's Sponge Cake Recipe:  This recipe is from The Dinner Year-Book by Marion Harland, published in 1878 by Charles Scribner's Sons as part of the "Common Sense in the Household Series."  What I love about this this recipe--and much of this entire cookbook--is Harland's…
Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, 1949, First Edition, First Printing. Thumb Indexed.
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Russian Easter Bread Wise Encyclopedia

Russian Easter Bread Wise Encyclopedia:  The Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery was published in 1949 by the Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., New York.  In encyclopedic fashion, it covers everything from "A La Mode" to "Zythum."  1286 pages, plus detailed index.  Here's just one great…
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Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919

Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919: Some hotel cookbooks, or restaurant cookbooks, or chefs' cookbooks, grow long on the author's memoirs, yet are short on recipes. Not this one! From page one through page 400, all are packed with recipes and menus. There's not a…
Antique and Vintage Restaurant and Hotel Cookbooks
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Bohemian San Francisco Clam Chowder

Bohemian San Francisco Clam Chowder: Here's another great recipe from Bohemian San Francisco, clam chowder thick enough to eat with a fork! You can see the cookbook here:  Bohemian San Francisco: The Elegant Art of Dining.  This book is dripping with San Francisco history.…
Marion Harland's Cook Book
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Marion Harland’s First Loaf

Marion Harland's First Loaf:  In Marion Harland's Cook Book of Tried and Tested Recipes Containing the Following Recipes Bread Sponge and Breakfast Breads, the writer opens with instructions for making your own yeast.  Then, she goes to a chapter she calls, "The First Loaf," where…