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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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,...
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French Tea

By Carole Manchester, Hearst Books, first edition, 1993. Hardback, with DJ. Delightful, but a bit lah-tee-dah. Wherein the former fashion director at...
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James Beard's New Fish Cookery (revised, paperback)

by James Beard, Warner Books, 1987 paperback edition of the 1976 revised edition of the 1954 publication, 495 pages. A classic, with an Introduction...
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Lobscouse & Spotted Dog (recipes in the Patrick O'Brian novels)

by Anne Chotzinoff Grossman and Lisa Grossman Thomas, Norton, first edition, 1997. Hardback with pictorial DJ, 304 pages. If you, like me, are a fan...
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MmmMake Mine Maple !!!

Compiled by River Valley Syrup. A mystery cookbook -- search engines don't turn any such company. There's no address, no copyright date. Just cream...
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NAHC Wild Game Cookbook

by the cookbook committee of the North American Hunting Club, Bill Miller and others, editors, 1989. Hard plasticized paper color cover photo, white...
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Safe Sex Never Tasted So Good

By Susan Lee Mintz, self-published, fourth 1992 printing. This is probably not the cookbook to give to someone you don't know well. Or maybe it is....
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The Art of Carving

by the editors of House & Garden, Simon & Schuster, 1963 printing of 1959 publication. Hardback with DJ. Profusely illustrated with b & w photos....
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The Cake Book

by Edith Rushing and Ruth Voss, Chilton Books, first edition, 1965. Out of print. Fabulous but not flashy, just like the two elderly Oklahoma...
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The Craft of Dismantling a Crab (Clams, Lobsters, Oysters Too)

by Robert H. Robinson, Sussex Prints, Georgetown DE. First printing. Sadly out of print. Charming book. Accompanying Robinson's clear instructions...
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