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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Ball Blue Book - Easy Guide To...Home Canning and Freezing

Ball Brothers Company, Inc., Muncie IN, 1969. Paper wraps, 100 pages, b&w illustrations and a few color photos. They should get an award for their...
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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...
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The Art of Cooking with Steam

by Jacques Maniere, Morrow, first edition, 1995. Large hardback with DJ. Translated and interpreted by Stephanie Lyness from the original French, Le...
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The Chocolate Bible (A Guide)

by Adrianne Marcus, Putnam, first edition, 1979. Hardback with DJ. A lavish guide to finding the best chocolates in America, Canada and Europe, from...
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The Complete Book of Sushi

by Hideo Dekura, Brigid Treloar and Ryuichi Yoshii, Periplus Editions Ltd., first edition, 2004, Oversize hardback with DJ, 239 pages. A true...
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The New York Times Weekend Cookbook

by Jean Hewitt, Quadrangle'New York Times Publishing, 1975, 342 pages. Hardback with DJ. "Menus, recipes and instructions for 70 weekend situations,"...
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Vermont Maple Recipes (1956)

by Mary Pearl, Lane Press, Burlington, VT, 1956 printing of 1952 publication. Comfy. Ed Sanborn's period sketches of Vermont winter countryside and...
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Catch 'Em, Hook 'Em & Cook 'Em.

by Bunny Day, Gramercy, 1980. Hardback with DJ. This combined volume was originally published in two volumes in 1961 and 1962. B&W line drawings...
$14.00

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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...
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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...
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