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  • WATKINS HOUSEHOLD HINTS plus ephemera. by Allen, Elaine.
    Allen, Elaine.
    WATKINS HOUSEHOLD HINTS plus ephemera.

    Edition: Third edition

    Racine, WI & Newark N.J Whitman Publishing Co./ J. R. Watkins Co,, 1941. dj. Hardcover - In addition to cooking and seasoning hints, this includes tips about the basement, laundry, kitchen, canning, house cleaning, garden, first aid, how to remove stains, household and garden insects and much more. Inside of jacket depicts the Watkins "city", office buildings, factories, a plane flying over, etc. Like Fuller Brush products, Watkins products were sold door-to-door, not in stores. Laid into this book is a receipt for the purchase of several Watkins items in 1945, a card that says "ask your Watkins dealer how you can get this book" and two flyers on Watkins / Mary King beauty products. Spiral bound. 246 pp. plus 18 pp index.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (front flap of dj detached but present, now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 56144
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • Andrews, Maragret Lockwood.
    THE COMPLETE BOOK OF PARTIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1932. dj. Hardcover first edition - Subtitled "including children's and adult's parties for every month of the year, formal and informal dinners, luncheons and teas, bridge parties, bridal showers, church festivals, etc, with original decorations, menus and games. The author is known for her party giving in Palm Beach, St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida. Photographs, recipes, including some large quantity recipes, index to games. 337 pp.

    Condition: Very good in light blue cloth with black and gold lettering and illustration. Front flap of dustjacket laid in. Reprinted several times, but uncommon in the first edition.

    Book ID: 34149
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • Associated Women for Pepperdine University.
    A WOMAN'S PARADISE OF RECIPES: A Compilation of Recipes from the Kitchens of the Associated Women of Pepperdine.

    Edition: First printing.

    Mailbu, CA: Associated Women for Pepperdine University, (1962.). First edition - A complete array of recipes, including a rather brief international section, illustrated with small drawings, and with inspirational quotes interspersed throughout. 276 pp. ISBN: B000G9Z0PA.

    Condition: Very near fine in a white comb binding, with stiff glossy white wrappers and a protective cover of clear stiff mylar. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 38191
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  • MAMAN'S HOMESICK PIE: A Persian Heart in an American Kitchen by Bijan, Donia.
    Bijan, Donia.
    MAMAN'S HOMESICK PIE: A Persian Heart in an American Kitchen

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2011. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which is at once a memoir and a cookbook - In 1978, when the revolution in Iran threatened their safety, her family fled to California's Bay Area, where the familiar flavors of Bijan's mother's cooking formed a bridge to the life they left behind. She tells of her life from the Persian world of her youth, her teenage years in America, her studies at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, and finally back to San Francisco, where she opened her own celebrated bistro. And she shares thirty recipes from her childhood (Saffron Yogurt Rice with Chicken and Eggplant and Orange Cardamom Cookies), her French training (Ratatouille…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2011. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which is at once a memoir and a cookbook - In 1978, when the revolution in Iran threatened their safety, her family fled to California's Bay Area, where the familiar flavors of Bijan's mother's cooking formed a bridge to the life they left behind. She tells of her life from the Persian world of her youth, her teenage years in America, her studies at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, and finally back to San Francisco, where she opened her own celebrated bistro. And she shares thirty recipes from her childhood (Saffron Yogurt Rice with Chicken and Eggplant and Orange Cardamom Cookies), her French training (Ratatouille with Black Olives and Fried Bread and Purple Plum Skillet Tart), and her cooking career (Roast Duck Legs with Dates and Warm Lentil Salad and Rose Petal Ice Cream). SIGNED on the title page. 250 pp. ISBN: 9781565129573.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers boards (a new copy), no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 55566
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  • MEDIUM RAW: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook. by Bourdain, Anthony.
    Bourdain, Anthony.
    MEDIUM RAW: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The follow-up to "Kitchen Confidential." xviii, 281 pp. ISBN: 978-0061718946.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (toning to pages and edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 76874
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  • Boyer, Dennis.
    THE COFFEE COMPANION.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boulder, CO: Entreper Press, 1992. A book on the pleasures of coffee drinking by the founder of Brothers Gourmet Coffees. Includes a brief description of some other good books about coffee at the end. ISBN: 0-82444-20009.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 21693
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • Bradley, Miss Alice.
    ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR MENUS AND RECIPES: Recipes prepared especially for the General Electric Refrigerator.

    Edition: Fifth edition.

    Cleveland: General Electric Company, 1929. Originally published in 1927, this was one of the first and most popular of the instructional books on how to use the new electric refrigerators in preparing and saving foods. Small color illustrations throughout. 144 pages. Bound in silver and white paper covered boards with a turquoise cloth spine.

    Condition: Good condition - some soiling to covers, and wear to edges of boards, corners somewhat bumped with underlying material showing thru.

    Book ID: 13736
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • MRS. GILPIN'S FRUGALITIES: Remnants, and 200 ways of Using Them. by Brown, Susan Anna.
    Brown, Susan Anna.
    MRS. GILPIN'S FRUGALITIES: Remnants, and 200 ways of Using Them.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Hardcover first edition - Even 130 years ago, Americans were known for their wasteful ways with food! This vintage cookbook is full of ideas of what to do with leftovers. Small oblong format, bound in color pictorial boards backed with a maroon cloth spine. 102 pp plus 2 pp ads.

    Condition: Good condition overall - some soiling and wear to covers, tidemarks in the margins of most pages and near the gutter on the endpapers, but the binding and hinges are sturdy. Bookplate of poet and children's author Myra Cohn Livingston.

    Book ID: 57602
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  • ADVENTURES IN WINE COOKERY By California Winemakers: A New Collection of Recipes. by California Winemakers; Glenn, Bernice T. , editor.
    California Winemakers; Glenn, Bernice T. , editor.
    ADVENTURES IN WINE COOKERY By California Winemakers: A New Collection of Recipes.

    Edition: Third printing.

    San Francisco: Wine Advisory Board, (1966.). Hardcover - From the introduction by D. C. Turrentine: "Wine families think of wine when they think of food. They think of it both as a table beverage and as an ingredient in the recipes they cook. Wine is part of their daily diet, leading to more flavorful dishes, comfortable living, merriment and goodfellowship at meal times. That is why we asked California's winemakers and their families share with you the exciting adventures they have had in wine cooking. They are continually adding wine to new combinations of foods." 128 pages, illustrated with two-color line drawings by Caroline Barr. Contains approximately 300 recipes for appetisers using wine, soups meats poultry seafood, pasta, vegetables,…

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    San Francisco: Wine Advisory Board, (1966.). Hardcover - From the introduction by D. C. Turrentine: "Wine families think of wine when they think of food. They think of it both as a table beverage and as an ingredient in the recipes they cook. Wine is part of their daily diet, leading to more flavorful dishes, comfortable living, merriment and goodfellowship at meal times. That is why we asked California's winemakers and their families share with you the exciting adventures they have had in wine cooking. They are continually adding wine to new combinations of foods." 128 pages, illustrated with two-color line drawings by Caroline Barr. Contains approximately 300 recipes for appetisers using wine, soups meats poultry seafood, pasta, vegetables, and of course desserts. Quotes on wine scattered throughout. In addition to the recipes, this is interesting as a picture of how tastes in wine have changed - although there is one constant - do not be bound by "rules." Index. 128 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in stiff board covers, metal spiral binding.

    Book ID: 35533
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • THE FOOD OF OMAN: Recipes and Stories from the Gateway to Arabia. by Campbell, Felicia.
    Campbell, Felicia.
    THE FOOD OF OMAN: Recipes and Stories from the Gateway to Arabia.

    Edition: First printing.

    Kansas City, Andrews McMeel Publishing, (2015). Hardcover first edition - A beautiful book featuring "rustic Middle Eastern dishes infused with the flavors of East Africa, India, and Persia. [It] presents the delicious diversity of the tiny Arabian Sultanate through 100 recipes, lush photography, and stories from the people behind the food in an immersive introduction to a fascinating, little-known corner of the world." Brief history of Oman. Foreword by James Oseland; full-color photography by Ariana Lindquist; recipes by Dawn Mobley. Index. Large format. 247 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-1449460822.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70481
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  • HOW TO BE VEGAN. by Castoria, Elizabeth.
    Castoria, Elizabeth.
    HOW TO BE VEGAN.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    New York Artisan (2014). SIGNED first edition - "A cookbook/guide packed with strategies and tips for what to wear, how to decorate, where to travel, even navigating relationships and parenthood as a vegan-plus 50 recipes of a plant-based diet." SIGNED opposite the title page with the comment "Happy reading and eating", Resources page, index. 224 pp. ISBN: 9781579655556.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 60746
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  • THE FRENCH CHEF COOKBOOK. by Child, Julia.
    Child, Julia.
    THE FRENCH CHEF COOKBOOK.

    Edition: Paperback - Gift edition.

    New York: Bantam, (1971.). A book which grew out of the television series 'The French Chef.' Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Paul Child. Index. 467 pp.

    Condition: Good overall - tidemarks at lower edge, usual tanning to the pages. Gift edition from the Loyalty Savings Bank of Sacramento, California with an ad on the back cover.

    Book ID: 57238
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • COMMON EDIBLE MUSHROOMS. by Christensen, Clyde M.
    Christensen, Clyde M.
    COMMON EDIBLE MUSHROOMS.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Minneapolis, MNL University of Minnesota Press, (1943) dj. Hardcover - "How to Identify and Cook 45 Varieties" Illustrated with many photographs, including several full color plates. Bibliography, index. xi, 124 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (previous owner's name, tear to front cover of dj with associated creasing, loss of about 1/2 to top of dj spine).

    Book ID: 74672
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • SERVICE INCLUDED: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter. by Damrosch, Phoebe.
    Damrosch, Phoebe.
    SERVICE INCLUDED: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A behind-the-scenes memoir from the first female captain at one of New York Citys most prestigious restaurants. While there are no recipes included, there is lots of talk about food - and some very important dining tips: '.Please do not ask your waiter what else he or she does. Please do not steal your waiter's pen. Please do not say you're allergic when you don't like something. Please do not send something back after eating most of it.' A fun, provocative and always interesting book to read. 226 pp. ISBN: 9780061228148.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 41982
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  • HARVEST OF THE COLD MONTHS: The Social History of Ice and Ices. by David, Elizabeth; edited by Jill Norman.
    David, Elizabeth; edited by Jill Norman.
    HARVEST OF THE COLD MONTHS: The Social History of Ice and Ices.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "From sixteenth-century Italy and the splendor of the Medici banquets to seventeenth-century France and the Sun King, from travelers' tales of snow pits and ice houses in Persia to the sherbet trade with the Levant to the use of ice as "table jewelry," and from the influential ice trade in Boston to the growth of the ice cream business in London, this impressive book brings alive the centuries in which ice, far from being a commonplace, was a subject that inspired and challenged the human imagination." Illustrated, notes, index. xvii, 413 pp. ISBN: 0-670-859753.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 55442
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • THE SCHILLING RECIPE SCRAP BOOK. by De Graf, Belle.
    De Graf, Belle.
    THE SCHILLING RECIPE SCRAP BOOK.

    Edition: First edition.

    A Schilling Co, 1926. First edition - Booklet consisting of 3 pages of text in the front and 3 pages of ads for Schilling in the rear (text begins and ends inside the covers), plus 18 leaves of blank pages with 4 horizontal strips of dry gum adhesive to use to mount recipes on the recto of each leaf. Measures 9 1/8" x 7 1/16" in tan wrappers with red, green and black decorations.

    Condition: Very good overall - Age-tanning to pages and cover, minor wear to wrappers..

    Book ID: 70307
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  • BOTTOM OF THE POT: Persian Recipes and Stories. by Deravian, Naz.
    Deravian, Naz.
    BOTTOM OF THE POT: Persian Recipes and Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Flatiron Books, (2018). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first cookbook - Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, says that it "will introduce the pleasures and secrets of her mother culture's cooking to a broad audience that has no idea what it's been missing. America will not only fall in love with Persian cooking, it'll fall in love with Naz.Ó Beautifully illustrated in full color photographs by Eric Wolfinger, with clear and detailed instructions, this is a cookbook which is genuinely inspiring. SIGNED on the title page. Slightly oversized format. Index. 373 pp. Promotional brochure laid in. ISBN: 978-1250134417.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 74565
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  • CHEDDAR: A Journey to the Heart of America's Most Iconic Cheese. by Edgar, Gordon.
    Edgar, Gordon.
    CHEDDAR: A Journey to the Heart of America's Most Iconic Cheese.

    Edition: First printing.

    White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "One of the oldest, most ubiquitous, and beloved cheeses in the world, the history of cheddar is a fascinating one. . . . Cheddar may be appreciated in almost all American homes, but the advocates of the traditional wheel versus the processed slice often have very different ideas about food. Since cheddar - with its diversity of manufacturing processes and tastes - is such a large umbrella, it is the perfect food through which to discuss many big food issues that face our society." SIGNED on the half title page with the comment "Stay Cheesy" and dated in the year of publication. Notes, index. 207 pp. ISBN: 978-1603585651.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 67127
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  • THE DINNER PARTY COOKBOOK. by Editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazines.
    Editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazines.
    THE DINNER PARTY COOKBOOK.

    Edition: Large trade paperback.

    Menlo Park, California: Lane Book Company, (1973.). Revised edition. Illustrated with duotone drawings and black and white photographs. Index. 80 pp. Cover has "A gift from Great Western Savings."

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 44915
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  • FOOD AND FUN FOR DAUGHTER AND SON. by Erminger, Lila W Erminger and Marjorie R Hopkins.
    Erminger, Lila W Erminger and Marjorie R Hopkins.
    FOOD AND FUN FOR DAUGHTER AND SON.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society, 1947. dj. Hardcover first edtion - "Here is a thoughtful book on the careful feeding and entertainment of the younger generation. . . [It] contains desirable info relating to daily meals, party, holiday, picnic and school menus. It emphasizes the importance of adequate and well-balanced suppers for the growing child." Illustrated with small drawings. Bibliography, index. 120 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (prev owner's stamp on front endpaper, dust jacket flaps had been taped to the endpapers and there are still discolored remnants of the tape) .

    Book ID: 67763
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  • THE FANNIE FARMER COOKBOOK. by Fannie Merritt Farmer's Boston Cooking School. Revused by Wilma Lord Perkins.
    Fannie Merritt Farmer's Boston Cooking School. Revused by Wilma Lord Perkins.
    THE FANNIE FARMER COOKBOOK.

    Edition: Eleventh edition, revised and expanded, later printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1965) dj. Hardcover - A traditional American cookbook- and one of the most popular - incudes over 1000 recipes, many new to this ediiton, substitutes in cooking, cookery tools and utensils recommendations. Recipes range from salads and pasta dishes to poultry, beef and seafood recipes, and sweets. Illustrations byAlison Mason Kingsbury. Food imagery throughout, table of calories, index, contents xi, 624 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in metallic gold covers in anear fine dustjacket (ribbon marker bound in).

    Book ID: 61318
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  • LONG AGO IN FRANCE: The Years in Dijon. by Fisher, M. F. K. [Mary Frances Kennedy], introduction by Jan Morris
    Fisher, M. F. K. [Mary Frances Kennedy], introduction by Jan Morris
    LONG AGO IN FRANCE: The Years in Dijon.

    Edition: First printing.

    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Between 1929 and 1932, Fisher spent the first three years of marriage living in Dijon where she and her husband attended graduate school. In this collection of her writings, she describes the food - and the residents - in loving detail, and recounts what it was like to be an American living in a French provincial town in the years between the wars. Two page map of Dijon circa 1930. Introduction by Jan Morris and an afterword by Fisher. 159 pp. ISBN: 0-13-9295488.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. (previous owner's name, price clipped.)

    Book ID: 47295
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  • FILIPINO CUISINE: Recipes from the Islands. by Gelle, Gerry G.
    Gelle, Gerry G.
    FILIPINO CUISINE: Recipes from the Islands.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, (1997). A 'comprehensive guide to the exotic foods of the Philippines' by this second generation Filipino-American chef. Includes comments on the recipes and the traditions behind them, an insert of color photographs and smaller black and white photographs, a map and an index. Square format. xxii, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-0890135136.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76743
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  • Gibbs, Jane Moffet.
    BENICIA COOK BOOK.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Benicia, California: Privately Printed, 1977. First edition - Includes some recipes from local restaurants - illustrated with drawings by Jack Moffet. Oblong format. Index. 130 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stiff orange covers illustrated with drawings of historic Victorian homes.

    Book ID: 31969
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  • STOCK THE CROCK: 100 Must-Have Slow-Cooker Recipes, 200 Variations for Every Appetite. by Good, Phyllis.
    Good, Phyllis.
    STOCK THE CROCK: 100 Must-Have Slow-Cooker Recipes, 200 Variations for Every Appetite.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback original.

    Tampa, FL: Oxmoor House, (2017). SIGNED first edition - A book which "brings together the expertise of America's most popular slow-cooker authority with a fresh collection of 100 essential, innovative, and easy-to-prepare recipes - each with variations allowing readers to customize the dish according to their dietary needs. . . Whether you are looking to accommodate gluten-free, paleo, or vegetarian diets, or prefer slow-cooker meals perfectly sized for one or two people, this cookbook provides smart ideas, more than 100 recipe photos, and cooking hacksthat will change the way you use your favorite fuss-free cooking appliance. Learn simple make-ahead tricks, convenient baking tips, and how to make two recipes at once using the same cooker." SIGNED on the title page. Index. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-0848753146.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps..

    Book ID: 74309
    Keywords: Cookbooks and food
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  • THE BEST OF AMISH COOKING: Traditional and Contemporary Recipes Adaped from the Kitchens and Pantries of Old Order Amish Cooks by Good, Phyllis Pellman.
    Good, Phyllis Pellman.
    THE BEST OF AMISH COOKING: Traditional and Contemporary Recipes Adaped from the Kitchens and Pantries of Old Order Amish Cooks

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Intercourse, PA: Good Books. (1996.). Illustrated with full color photographs. Sources, index. Large format. 223 pp. ISBN: 1561481890.

    Condition: Near fine (corner slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 47590
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  • THE GARDEN OF ETERNAL SWALLOWS: A Natural Foods Cookbook. by Gordon, Karen Elizabeth.
    Gordon, Karen Elizabeth.
    THE GARDEN OF ETERNAL SWALLOWS: A Natural Foods Cookbook.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boulder, CO: Shambhala, 1980. SIGNED first edition - Recipes (many surprisingly simple, and with clever names) interspersed with poems on food by such writers as Gregory Corso, W. S. Merwin, Wallace Stevens and more. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author and signed "Karen." Also signed in full on the final page. Decorations by Barry Zaid. Glossary, The author's first book. 163 pp. ISBN: 0-394-739485.

    Condition: Very good - some wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 51822
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  • PYTHIAN COOK BOOK. by Harbor Lights Council No. 22, Pythian Sunshine Girls.
    Harbor Lights Council No. 22, Pythian Sunshine Girls.
    PYTHIAN COOK BOOK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Richmond, California, Privately Printed, (1963.). First edition - Recipes, diet suggestions, compiled by members of the Pythians. Frontispiece portrait of Mrs Mildred Kleckner, Supreme Royal Princess of the Pythian Sunshine Girls. Comb-bound in stiff glossy white covers. 72 pp.

    Condition: Very good condition.

    Book ID: 31964
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  • THE CAROLINA RICE KITCHEN: The African Connection. by Hess, Karen.
    Hess, Karen.
    THE CAROLINA RICE KITCHEN: The African Connection.

    Edition: First printing.

    Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The early history of the rice kitchen is bound to slavery: it was the African slaves who cultivated the rice and cooked it - and even though rice had previously not been a staple of the European plantation owners, it began to appear on the table every day. Includes chapters on pilaus, rice breads, rice casseroles and rice as a staple for invalids. Featured is the complete 1901 Carolina Rice Cook Book. An interesting association copy INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "With best wishes to Alice" and dated in 1992 - that is, to Alice Ross, the noted culinary historian, teacher and collector who focused…

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    Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The early history of the rice kitchen is bound to slavery: it was the African slaves who cultivated the rice and cooked it - and even though rice had previously not been a staple of the European plantation owners, it began to appear on the table every day. Includes chapters on pilaus, rice breads, rice casseroles and rice as a staple for invalids. Featured is the complete 1901 Carolina Rice Cook Book. An interesting association copy INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "With best wishes to Alice" and dated in 1992 - that is, to Alice Ross, the noted culinary historian, teacher and collector who focused on the "forgotten history" of food and cooking. Illustrated with photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-87249666X.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light foxing to fore-edge of textblock)

    Book ID: 75696
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  • EAT, MEMORY: Great Writers at the Table: A Collection of Essays from the New York Times. by Hesser, Amanda, editor. Billy Collins and Tom Perrotta, signed.
    Hesser, Amanda, editor. Billy Collins and Tom Perrotta, signed.
    EAT, MEMORY: Great Writers at the Table: A Collection of Essays from the New York Times.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes essays by Ann Patchett, Dan Barber, Billy Collins, Tom Perrotta, George Saunders, Gary Shteyngart, R. W. Apple, Jr., Colson Whitehead, Yiyun Li, James Salter, Patricia Marx, Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme, Tucker Carlson, Kiran Desai, Gabrielle Hamilton, John Burnham Schwartz, Chang-Rae Lee, Pico Iyer, Jon Robin Baitz, Dawn Drzal, Heidi Julavits, Manil Suri, Anna Winger, Henry Alford, Allen Shawn, Dorothy Allison: most of the essays end with a recipe. SIGNED by TWO authors at their essays - Billy Collins and Tom Perrotta. Introduction by the editor. Illustrated. 201 pp. ISBN: 97-80393067637.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70554
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