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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Parties People Remember

by Frances Herrick, self-published, loose leaf three- ring binder, typewriter mimeo pages. No publishing date. This is one of those eccentric jobbies...
$20.00

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Party Food

by Barbara Kafka, Morrow, 1992, first edition. Large heavy hardback with DJ. Red covers. The first of Kafka's single-focus books, such as Soups and...
$14.00

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Real Stew

by Clifford A. Wright, Harvard Common Press, first printing, 1992. Hardback with DJ, 388 pages. Ah,yes! "300 recipes for authentic home-cooked...
$14.00

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Recipes 1-2-3 Fabulous Food Using Only 3 Ingredients (Inscribed)

by Roxanne Gold, Viking, first edition, 1996. Hardback with DJ, 306 pages. Inscribed by the author on the FEP. This book, with its novel concept, won...
$14.00

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Roasting

by Barbara Kafka, Morrow, 1995, hardback with DJ, 452 pages. This Roast-o-Rama book covers everything including vegetables, birds, meats, fish and...
$14.00

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Seductions of Rice

by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, Artisan, 1998. Oversize heavy hardback with DJ, 454 pages. The award-winning authors this time take on rice of...
$14.00

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Soup A Way of Life

by Barbara Kafka, Artisan, first printing, 1998. Hardback with DJ, 464 pages. Winter, summer, everyday, special occasion: the James Beard Lifetime...
$12.00

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Splendid Soups

by James Peterson, Bantam, first printing, 1993. Hardback with DJ 524 pages. Very successful book by the James Beard award winner. "Recipes and...
$18.00

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Splendid Soups -- revised and updated

by James Peterson, Wiley Publishing, 2001 republished revised and expanded edition of the 1993 publication. Hardback with DJ, 630 pages, almost 100...
$18.00

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Steak Lover's Cookbook

by William Rice, Workman, first printing, 1997. Large trade paperback. All things steak. In addition, some very entertaining stories such as the role...
$8.00

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