Friday, March 30, 2007

Find of the Week - Cookbooks!


I have always adored those little cook-booklets that were so popular in the 40's-50's, I love the pictures in them, and especially some of the off-the-wall recipes that can be found in them :) Well you could have knocked me over with a feather when I found the mother of them all, this HUGE binder full of them! This binder is about 6 inches thick, and some of the books included in it are: 500 Tasty Snacks, 500 Delicious Dishes from Leftovers, 250 Classic Cake Recipes, 250 Ways to Prepare Poultry, 250 Superb Pies and Pastries, 250 Delicious Soup Recipes, 500 Delicious Salad Recipes, 250 Ways to Prepare Meat, 250 Fish and Seafood Recipes, 300 Ways to Serve Eggs, 250 Ways to Serve Vegetables, 250 Delectable Desserts, 250 Ways to Serve Potatoes, 500 Tasty Sandwich Recipes, 250 Ways to Make Candy, 250 Luscious Refrigerator Desserts, 250 Cookie & Small Cake Recipes, 300 Healthful Dairy Dishes, 250 breads, Biscuits and Rolls, 250 Sauces and Gravies, Meals for Two Cookbook, Body Building Dishes for Children, 2000 Useful Facts About Food, and Menus for Every Day of the Year......whew!!!!! Can you tell I'm excited?!?! More pix below:




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3 comments:

Glamour Mom said...

I can feel your excitement coming right through the screen...lol. These cookbooks all sound so wonderful. I have a hard time finding good one's but once in a blue moon I do. I'm going to rub the screen on your books for good luck :)

I do have one question? How on earth are you going to pick the very first recipe you'll try? Talk about a situation. I would have the hardest time choosing the first. If and when you do, please let us know and maybe possibly the recipe too. I'm a push-over for a vintage recipe...lol

Thanks for sharing these wonderful cookbooks.

Monica said...

I saw this at the fleamarket and it was ripped and they wanted a lot of money for it, I have some of the small books!

cinderelly said...

oh my gosh, i have several of those, but who knew there were that many! that is too cool!