Pacific Coast Seafood Chef
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Lutefisk from Pacific Coast Seafood Chef

Lutefisk from Pacific Coast Seafood Chef:  I don't think anyone in their right mind would want to make lutefisk.  (Although you still occasionally see it at church potluck dinners around here.)  But, I thought you might want to read the recipe.  Just out of curiosity. …
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.…
Daily News Cook Book, 1896
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1896 Thanksgiving Chicago Record Cook Book

1896 Thanksgiving menu and two unusual (for today) recipes from the Chicago Record Cook Book. This cookbook published menus and recipes sent in by its working-class readers, usually exactly as the readers submitted the recipes. So, here's a working-class Chicago Thanksgiving menu in 1896, plus…