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War Cake Recipe, How to Cook a Wolf, M.F.K. Fisher

War Cake Recipe: Here's an extremely historic recipe from M.F.K. Fisher's How to Cook a Wolf, published in 1942, and republished in M.F.K. Fisher's The Art of Eating: War Cake, a cake to make when resources are tight. It used no eggs! Here's the cookbook:  https://vintagecookbook.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/How-to-Cook-a-Wolf-1942-1944.-M.-F.-K.-Fisher.-Gift-Quality.jpg…
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Williamsburg Art of Cookery: Antique Recipe

WmsBurg Art of Cookery is on the spine of this antique cookbook.  Actually, the full title is "The Williamsburg Art of Cookery, or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of Upwards of Five Hundred of the Most Ancient and Approv'd Recipes in Virginia." It is…
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Two Caramel Recipes from Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938

Two Caramel Recipes from Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.: Two Caramel Recipes from Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.Yes, we have the cookbook.  See it here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/product/candy-book-culinary-arts-press-1938-three-mountaineers-inc/ Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.:  Charming wooden frame…
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Gun Club Cook Book’s Onion Soup

Gun Club Cook Book's Onion Soup:  Charles Brown's recipe for Onion Soup, from the Gun Club Cook Book, 1930, covers most of two pages and includes one of Leonard Holton's great illustrations. Of course we have the cookbook.  See it here: https://www.vintagecookbook.com/product/gun-club-cook-book-1930/ Gun Club Cook…
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Easter Bread, Mama Mia Italian Cookbook

Easter Bread, Mama Mia Italian Cookbook:  Here's one great antique recipe from the classic Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, the home book of Italian cooking, by Angela Catanzaro. Of course we have the cookbook, a 1955 first edition, first printing with dust jacket!  See it here:…
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Burke’s Tastybites Club Sandwich

Burke's Tastybites Club Sandwich: At our recent family reunion, one of my nephews mentioned his theory about judging a good restaurant: "order the club sandwich. As it goes, so goes the restaurant." I think I'll send Burke's club sandwich to my nephew and see what…