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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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...
$45.00

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Chili Lovers' Cook Book

by Al and Mildred Fischer, Golden Gate Publishers, first edition, 1984. Slick covers, comb binding, 127 pages. Hundreds of chili recipes from all...
$8.00

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Cook It Outdoors (1943)

by James Beard, M. Barrows & Co., third 1943 printing of 1941 publication. Hardback, no DJ, 200 pages. Covers are tangerine-brick. Four illustrations...
$20.00

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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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Duck Soup and Other Fowl Concoctions

compiled by Janice Evans, J&S Creations, first printing, 1985. Oversize hard paper cover, comb binding, 173 pages. We're guessing this is one of the...
$15.00

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Especially Berries

by Ryan's Berry Farm and Orchard, Tyra Clough, ed., first printing, 1989. Boards with comb binding. Clough took an earlier blueberry cookbook, also...
$10.00

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Farm Journal's Freezing & Canning Cookbook

Nell B. Nichols and Kathryn Larson, Doubleday, new revised 1973 edition of 1963 publication. Hardback with DJ, 349 pages. Directions, do's and...
$14.00

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Favorite Blueberry Recipes

by Ryan's Berry Farm, Tom Ryan and Tyra Clough, eds. White pictorial hard boards, deep blue binding, first printing, 1984. This well-known Frankford,...
$10.00

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Favorite Recipes of California Winemakers

collected and published by the Wine Advisory Board, San Francisco, first printing, 1963. A snapshot of California food and wine culture in the '60s....
$15.00

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Fish & Shellfish

by James Peterson, Morrow, 1996. Oversized hardback with DJ, 413 pages. Subtitled: The Cook's Indispensable Companion. The author of the...
$14.00

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