Taste of Texas Cook Book
Antique Recipes

Taste of Texas Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Taste of Texas Barbecue Sauce:  Here's one great recipe from A Taste of Texas, a cookbook with recipes edited by Jane Trahey, compiled for Neiman-Marcus by Marihelen McDuff.  Published by Random House, New York, in 1949.  I figured Texas is famous for barbecue, so here's…
historic American cookbooks
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Spiced Coffee Cake from Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion, 1912, Imogen Clark

Spiced Coffee Cake from Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion, 1912, Imogen Clark: Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here: Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion, 1912, Imogen Clark, First Edition, First Printing. Amazing Condition!  Charming and VERY difficult-to-find specialty cookbook written by Imogen Clark and…
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Cooking and Castle Building, 1890: Yeast

Cooking and Castle Building:  Yeast.  I must confess, I didn't have a clue about yeast.  That is, I had no idea where it came from.  Do you?  Here, from Emma P. Ewing's 1880, 1890 cookbook-as-novel, Cooking and Castle Building, is a yeast recipe! Cooking and…
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Jumbles, Hermits, Nine Hundred Successful Recipes

Jumbles, Hermits, Nine Hundred Successful Recipes: Funny names for cookies, or at least names I haven't heard before. From Nine Hundred Successful Recipes by Lulu Thompson Silvernail. (I love that name!) The cookbook is here: Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923, by Lulu Thompson Silvernail,…
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Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923

Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923: The Great Depression didn't begin until 1929, but one great antique recipe from Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, by Lulu Thompson Silvernail, must have been useful during those hard times. Here's her recipe for "Hard Time Cake:" Lulu Thompson Silvernail (isn't…
Canned Strawberries
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Canned Strawberries from Orange Judd Cook Book, 1916

Orange Judd Cook Book Souse Recipe: Here's the Canned Strawberries recipe from Orange Judd Cook Book: Yes, we have the cookbook. You can see it here: Orange Judd Cook Book, 1916: Orange Judd was a notable American writer and editor during the late 1800s…
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200 Years of Charleston Cooking: Oyster Stew

200 Years Charleston Cooking: Oyster Stew.  200 Years of Charleston Cooking was published in 1930. By Blanche Rhett, Lettie Gay, and Helen Woodward. Here's one great recipe from that historic antique cookbook, a recipe originally from 1790, but revised several times. Yes, we have a…
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Louisiana Tiger Bait Mardi Gras Crullers

Louisiana Tiger Bait Mardi Gras Crullers: One great recipe from what has become a famous regional cookbook, Louisiana 'Tigar Bait:' Selected Recipes from L.S.U. Alums. Huge cookbook of 286 pages, with recipes mainly printed three on each page. A famous cookbook that richly deserves its…