Amazing 1921 Vintage Cookbook - 20th Century Cook Book & Home Candy Making For Sale
This is an Amazing 1921 Vintage cookbook - Twentieth Century Cook Book and Home Candy Making Indexed. A courtesy from Kansas Gas & Electric (KG&E) Company “At Your Service”. Buy from those who know. An Up-to-Date and Skillful preparation on the Art of Cooking and Modern Candy Making Simplified - also The Process of Drying Fruits and Vegetables, and Butchering Time Recipes. Compiled and Published by The Geographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois. Copyright, 1921, by John Thomas Chicago, Ill. 182 pages. Measures 7 ¾” tall and 5 ¼” wide. Has a few old newspaper articles (no dates showing) of different recipes (one that has old prices of certain grocery items), a couple of hand written recipes, and a printed recipe. Pretty awesome! Some of the introduction – “For some years past, the American Housewife has been confronted by foreign recipes which did not meet the tastes of her family. Sectional recipes from New England and Southern cooking, while meritorious, did not exactly meet with entire approval. While the sectional idea predominated, the pure American style of cooking was slighted. It remained for the leading women authorities on cooking from every state in the Union to gather from all sources the very sources the very best recipes for cooking, Americanize them and give them a thorough trial. The results have been gratifying and have met with the hearty approval of His Majesty, the American Citizen, probably the best judge of the good things of life in the way of cooking. Within the covers of this volume will be found recipes for plain as well as fancy culinary indulgences, but throughout runs the America style of cooking so necessary to the vigorous, intelligent race within our shores…The Publishers.” There are also wonderful black & white photographs of famous opera singers! Florence MacBeth, Rosa Raisa, Miss Margaret Burns, Rosa Ponelle. Also has a picture of part of the White House Kitchen in that time period! Outside paper cover has some wear from age and use; yellowing, small tears, smudges, creases, small stains, small hole on back along spine area (burn?), small burn on spine area, wear on corners and edges. Inside pages have some wear from age and use; yellowing (especially where the old newspaper articles were in-between the pages, small tears, creases. See all pictures! Book is full of 100s of recipes and kitchen ideas. Great for any collection and priced right! Sell at sale “as is”. Please note that Media mail takes 2-8 days or more to deliver. Thanks for looking!
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