Primary Focus, Single Subject

Vintage and recent cookbooks that focus on a particular aspect or ingredient of cooking, such as making appetizers, stews, soups, mushroom dishes, chili, chili recipes. Also books expounding on individual ingredients, such as meat, fish, berries, and techniques such as canning, steaming, carving and so on.



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The Encyclopedia of Fish Cookery - Pristine copy with DJ

by A.J. McClane, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1977. Encyclopedic, yes, but also chocked full of step-by-step recipes. Heavy, oversized hardback with DJ,...
$45.00

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Chesapeake Bay Seafood (Chesapeake Bay Cook Book) - 1940

by Ferdinand C. Latrobe II, self-published, 1940. Yellow covers, stapled binding, 46 pages. This is a true rarity, and a glimpse into the state's...
$40.00

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Homemade Candies

by the food editors of Farm Journal, Nell B. Nichols, ed., Doubleday, first edition, 1970. Hardback with DJ, 224 pages. Internet food chatter tells...
$40.00

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Joel Robuchon Cooking Through the Seasons

by Joel Robuchon, Rizzoli, first 1995 English version of 1993 French publication. Oversze hardback with DJ, 183 pages. Not a restaurant recipe book,...
$38.00

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A Concise Encyclopedia of Gastronomy Section II Fish (1948)

be Andre L. Simon, ed.,The Wine and Food Society, London, 1948 printing of 1940 publication. Paperback, stitch bound, 119 pages. "Comprising an...
$35.00

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Under Pressure -- Cooking Sous Vide

by Thomas Keller, Artisan Publishing, first printing, September 2008. Oversize, heavy (4.8 lbs.) hardback with color photo covers. A mammoth work...
$35.00

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Unmentionable Cuisine

by Calvin W. Schwab, University of Virginia Press, first printing, 1979. Hardback with DJ. The title is sarcastic; the cuisine mentioned-- all manner...
$35.00

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Death By Chocolate - Revised, Signed

by Marcel Desaulniers, Rizzoli/Kenan Books. 2003 revised edition of the 1998 publication. Hardback, DJ, 156 pages plus index. Signed inscription by...
$25.00

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Streamlined Cooking (by the author of The Joy of Cooking)

by Irma S. Rombauer, Bobbs Merrill, first edition, 1939. Hardback, no DJ, 210 pages. Has variant red covers, black titles. No telltale back cover...
$25.00

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The Classic Pasta Cookbook

by Giuliano Hazan, Dorling Kinderley, 1993. Hardback with DJ. Color photos of dishes throughout. Ingredients, how-to technique steps, plus more than...
$25.00

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