How to have fun cooking breakfast Creative Educational Society, Inc. 1974 Doesn’t breakfast look groovy? Evidently kids back then need to understand how to make a bowl of cereal. As a teen in 1974, I don’t remember this being a
“Husband-Tested” Recipes Pet Milk Co. 1949 A little something from the olden days. Husbands, run don’t walk to get this wonderful cookbook for the Missus. I love these vintage cooking books. Definitely a keeper for an archive, but not so
Martha Stewart Quick Cooks 1983 Submitter: Martha Stewart cookbooks are pretty much a no-brainer purchase for our mid-sized public library collection but I think this one has reached the end of its life span. Also, I’m not sure Martha’s definition of
Liberace Cooks!: Hundreds of Delicious Recipes For You from His Seven Dining Rooms Liberace 1970 Submitter: Here is my new favorite book. When I found this on shelf, I just knew it would be amazing. I am too young for Liberace, and
Old Fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook: Complete with Authentic Sourdough Baking, Smoking Fish and Game, Making Jerky, Pemmican, and Other Lost Campfire Arts Holm 1969 I didn’t realize that “campfire arts” was a thing. This looks like a cool book! Too bad
Jean Allen’s Budget Cook Book by Vivian Reade 1955 Submitter: The cover of this book was so fantastically retro I knew the inside would be a rewarding nostalgia trip. Although recipes come in and out of style, the nutrition advice in
Young America’s Cook Book A Cook Book for Boys and Girls Who Like Good Food Home Institute of the New York Herald Tribune, ed. 1948 We love cookbooks at ALB. The older ones are really wonderful glimpses into the past.
The Microwave Cookbook Spencer 1978 Submitter: Here is another great book in microwavable cooking from 1978 found on shelf at my local public library. It’s got your typical unappealing photos of food. I also question if modern microwaves work the