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 Cranberry Connection -- Cranberry Cookery

compiled by Beatrice Ross Buszek, Nimbus Publishing Ltd., 1986 seventh printing of the 1977 publication. Hundreds of recipes plus history of the...
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The Dumpling Cookbook

by Maria Polushkin, Workman Publishing, 1977. Very cool little book. From Chinese dim sum dumplings and Italian gnocci to Argentine empanadas, Jewish...
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The Fine Art of Garnishing

by Chef Jerry Crowley, Lieba Publishing, fourth 1982 printing of 1978 publication. Oversize trade paperback, 138 pages. For decades, the bespectacled...
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The Juiceman's Power of Juicing

by Jay Kordich, Morrow, 1996. Hardback, no DJ as issued, 286 pages. Subtitled: "Delicious juice recipes for energy, health, weight loss, and relief...
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The New American Cheese - Profiles of Cheesemakers and Recipes

by Laura Werlin, Stewart, Tabori & Chang,first printing, 2000. Beautiful, heavy (1.6 pounds) large format hardback with DJ, coated page stock, color...
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The Taste of Gloucester - A Fisherman's Wife Cooks

by the Fishermen's Wives of Gloucester (MA), The Cape Ann League of Women Voters, revised edition of the 1976 publication. A necessary addition to...
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The Woman's Day Crepe Cookbook

by Sylvia Schur, Fawcett Publications, 1976. Large paperback. More than 320 recipes; 32 pages of full-color photographs. Wonderful! Psst: crepes made...
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White Trash Cooking

by Ernest Matthew Mickler, Ten Speed Press, 1989 printing of the 1986 Southern cooking hit, which in its first year of publication, sold more than...
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The Instant Epicure Cookbook

By Lillian Langseth-Christensen, Coward-McCann, 1963. Hardback with orange DJ. The author, who as a young woman, persuaded her well-off parents to...
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The Nut Jar a cookbook

by the Michigan Nut Growers Assn., Mrs. J. Lee Taylor and Mrs. Robert Turner, eds., 1967. Paperback, hard paper covers, black comb binding, 137 pages...
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