Tooth Sweet, Second Printing

Tooth Sweet cover 2

Tooth Sweet: A Journal of Desserts Featuring Holiday Specialties 140 pages, Copyright 1955 This cookbook was a second printing of the original, both printed in the same year. I changed the cover from the original, replacing it with this perky apron-ed baker, ready to share her sweets. “Never-fail” recipes for dessert have let down many […]

The Terrace Chef, First Edition

Horizontal issue Terrace Chef

The Terrace Chef: Festive Barbecue Recipes Horizontal Layout, First Edition 142 pages, Copyright 1952 “The day of elaborate entertaining is past and the informal, casual BARBECUE has taken its place. This, much to the delight of hostess and guest alike. Barbecues have become popular for several very definite reasons. The foremost reason that occurs to […]

Big Spread, Third Printing

The Big Spread third printing

The Big Spread: An Encyclopedia of Hors D’oeuvres and Canapes 144 pages, Copyright 1953 This was the third printing of The Big Spread. The second printing (1953) had the same cover and content as the original (1952). This third printing has different photographs and a different cover—they’re having a fabulous time at this party! “Parties, […]

Epicurean Guide, Revised Edition

The Epicurean Guide Revised

The Epicurean Guide, Revised Edition Festive Recipes on Washable Plasticized Cards 144 pages, Copyright 1956 This one is a second edition, fewer pages than its predecessor, but finessed organization in the tabs.* It gave me a chance to revisit my very first and fully loaded cookbook, which will always be a favorite of mine. “A […]

Tomato Well Dressed, Second Printing

A Tomato Well Dressed, 2

A Tomato Well Dressed: The Art of Salad Making 146 page, Copyright 1953 This cookbook was a second printing of the original, with a new cover featuring a lovable plump tomato. “Salads are the most versatile of food combinations. They are served as every course of your meal at one time or another. Sometimes, a […]

Wendy’s Kitchen Debut

Wendy's Kitchen Debut

Wendy’s Kitchen Debut: An Illustrated Cook Book for Children of All Ages… 72 pages, Copyright 1953 “Dear Friends, I have had fun cooking ever since the first time I asked Mother to let me help her in the kitchen. Chip, my little brother, is able to do a lot of things in the kitchen too, […]

Balabustas’ Best

Balabustas' Best

The Balabustas’ Best: The Prize Winning KOSHER RECIPES from the Jewish Examiner 112 pages, Copyright 1955 The Jewish Examiner was the most widely circulated English-language Jewish weekly newspaper in the United States. The very first issue of The Jewish Examiner Prize Kosher Recipe Book was published in 1937. The inaugural editor was mysteriously credited as […]

Restaurant Tour

The Restaurant Tour

The Restaurant Tour 178 pages, Copyright 1959 “One of the many benefits of travel is the gastronomical pleasures of dining at the fine restaurants along the way. The restaurants included in this collection represent many of the most famous and venerable in the country. Their cherished recipes are submitted with the hope that you will […]

Wurst You Were Here

Wurst You Were Here

Wurst You Were Here: The Choice Cuisines of Germany 140 pages, Copyright 1958 “The culinary tradition of our country is greatly in debt to the great numbers of Americans of German descent. We have come to regard many German dishes from sauerkraut to strudel as American as the frankfurter, also a German cousin. The recipes […]

Wick and Lick

Wick and Lick: A Gazette of Chafing Dish Specialties 140 pages, Copyright 1954 “If you keep anything long enough it is certain to come back into style. Never was a more apt statement made about the glamorous chafing dish. Grandmother used it with a flourish and perhaps you have inherited her chafing dish and some […]