21 Cookbook  Michael Lomonaco  Doubleday  Hardcover  Near Fine  $30.00
 1995. "Recipes and Lore from New York's Fabled Restaurant." Michael Lomonaco with Donna Forsman. Photographs by Christopher Baker. Stated First Edition 1st Printing. Collectible. Just some very slight scuffing on back of DJ. All else looks basically untouched. Clean & crisp.
   American Bounty   Culinary Institue of America  Rizzoli  Hardcover  New  $12.00
 1995. "Great Contemporary Cooking from the Culinary Institute of America". This is a beautiful volume with tempting photographs of food and marvelous recipes celebrating American food tradition: winter squashes with cranberries and toasted pecans, mustard fried chicken, maple glazed trout - that type of thing! YUMMY - I think it must be getting close to dinnertime! 195 pages, indexed, only $12.00!
   America's Best Vegetable Recipes   Farm Journal  Doubleday and Co  Hardcover  Very Good  $5.00
 1970. Beige with green cloth along spine and gold lettering. Very minor wear at edges. No dust jacket. Simple and straight-forward, with no illustrations, this book simple puts forth THE BEST veggie recipes in backhome country style. Inside, book is clean and free from owner marks. Binding good and sturdy.
   Anniversary Slovak-American Cook Book   First Catholic Slovak Ladies  Tylka Bros Press  Hardcover  Very Good  $24.50
 1952, 23rd printing, 439 ppgs, with additional index and another ten pages of additional recipes in back. Few black and white photographs of dishes throughout. Mostly recipes! A really nice collection and a worthy, very proud representation of the Slovak ladies!
   Back to Eden Cookbook  Jethro Kloss  Lifeline Books  Paperback  Fair  $5.00
 1974. Out of Print. "From the renowned author of 'Back to Eden' this golden treasury of recipes and priceless information on natural foods for health and healing." More than 260 recipes. Bright yellow cover is soiled and has some edgewear. Some underlining inside.
   Bentley Farm Cookbook  Virginia Williams Bentley  Houghton Mifflin  Paperback  Very Good  $20.00
 1974, 3rd printing. "An Intimate Treasury of Recipes from a New England Kitchen". A sought after book, thick and oversized with just about everything you can think of to survive on the farm. Classic, hand-caliigraphied text. This volume is well-preserved and quite sturdy. Very little wear and no previous owner marks.
   Better Homes Gardens Barbecue Book   Better Homse and Gardens  BHG  Hardcover  Fair  $5.75
 1956. Classic 1950's. Blue cloth with gold lettering and decorations on front and spine. Book is well worn on all edges and esp corners. All the images, both drawings and photographs of people have this kind-of blissed out suburban glow on their faces. Burgers and wieners, kabobs and lamb-chops. Yeah - there's marshmellow salad and all that, too. Basic, backyard American fare - 1950's style. Lots of crazy color photographs of food too.162 pages, indexed.
   Bluefish Cookbook  Greta Jacobs  globe Pequot  Paperback  Very Good  $5.00
 1986. Third edition, revised and expanded. Illustrated with fishy line drawing illustrations by Wezi Swift. Co-written with Jane Alexander. If you want to know a bit about bluefish - - this is the book for you! ALL the recipes contain this well-known Atlantic fish. "More than 60 new ideas on how to treat the blues." 105 pages with index of recipes. Slightly worn on edges. All else clean and good.
   Classic Zucchini Cookbook  Nancy Ralston  Storey Books  Paperback  New  $16.95
More about this bookThis is the newest incarnation of the most wonderful book on zucchini cookery. Yes, it includes a host of other marvelous summer and winter squash recipes, but the zucchini is aptly the featured squash of choice. And given the prolific nature of this garden veggie, such a cookbook is very handy to have around - especially for the home grower! New and artsy cover, 311 pages, indexed. Very nice. Suggested retail - $14.95, on special here and now for only $12.00.
   Cold Pasta  James McNair  Chronicle Books  Paperback  Pub Overstock  $5.00
 1989 Originally at $11.95 now $5.98."Here are over 30 recipes for tantalizing pasta dishes - appetizers, first courses, salads, and entrees - all served chilled or at room temperature. Instructions are simple, and each delicious dish is illustrated with a lavish color photograph. Easy to prepare and beautiful to look at, these mouth-watering cold pastas are perfect for both warm weather picnics and cold-weather buffets. They present delectabe solutions for all your entertaining year round." Was $11.95, now only $5.00 while supplies last.
   Cooking of Parma  Richard Camillo Sidoli  Rizzolli  Hardcover  Mint  $14.00
 "Hearty meals and festive feasts from a great northern Italian food region". This is a 190 page, indexed, recipe book and tribute to the provence of Parma. Located in the western half of Emilia-Romagna, the only region Italians from other places conced has food as good as their own. With only one recipe per page, this cookbook has style and a certain leisure to it. Each recipe is introduced with comments on food history, lore or serving suggestions. Was $30.00, now only $14.00!!
   Crockery Cookbook  Mary Berry  Galley Press  Hardcover  Very Good  $7.00
 1978. Glossy, laminated cover with matching dust jacket. Very good condition. Protective cover. Great recipes, color illustrations, for cooking in a crock pot. Set it up in the morning, do a hundred things, and come home to a savory smelling dinner, ready to dish out. 128 pages, indexed, illustrated.
   Encyclopedic Cookbook  Ruth (ed) Berolzheimer  Culinary Arts Institute  Hardcover  Very Good  $20.00
 1974 .Revised edition. In very nice shape except for a stain on the top closed edges. Illustrated endpapers are still bright and book is sturdy and crisp. DJ has pieces missing but now in protective cover.
   Energy Saver's Cook Book  Marina Polvay  Prentice Hall  Hardcover  Near Fine  $10.00
 1980. "Your favorite Recipes Adapted for Fireplace, Franklin Stove, Outdoor & Indoor Grills, Wood & Coal Burning Ranges, and Modern Appliances." Book is in near fine condiiton. DJ has some soil and a little tearing along top edge - now in protective cover.
   Flavorful Chinese Joys of Amy Pang  Amy Pang  Marcel Schurman London  Hardcover  Fine  $12.00
 No pub date. This is a delightful recipe book made with love and experience. No dust jacket (as issued). Cover is glossy, illustrated, and simple in design. The slender, 29 page book includes all of the classic Chinese dishes, plus how to cook rice, use chopsticks, basic ingredients, etc. Scarce, collectible and fun.
   Fondue Chafing Dish & Casserole Cookery  Margaret Deeds Murphy  Hawthorne Books  Hardcover  Good  $7.00
 Later printing of a popular book. If you like fondue, check this book out. It is loaded with recipes that offer variety and surprise. This is a great book for entertaining, because most of these recipes can be prepared in advance and you can relax a bit before guests arrive! Simple, straight-forward. Book in good condition.
   Food from Green Places  Rosamond Richardson  Weidenfeld & Nicolson  Hardcover  Mint  $10.00
 Hardcover, Beautiful recipe book with lots of luscious color photography and great recipes for using orchard fruits, herbs and flowers, vegetables and pickings from the land. A beautiful book in shiny, sturdy condition.
   Food Magic  Jocasta Innes  Prentice Hall Press  Paperback  Very Good  $7.50
 1988. First Prentice Hall Press Edition. With Bronwen Cunningham. "A Warm, Friendly Cookbook for People Who Are Passionate About What They Eat." "Charmingly illustrated and filled with delicious, cost-conscious recipes,' Food Magic' will quickly become a trusted companion and reliable friend in the kitchen." White cover - title letters are made with different types of food. Cover only slightly scuffed with very small bumps at corners. Inside is in like new condition.
   Four Seasons Cookbook  Charlotte Adams  Crescent Books  Hardcover  Very Good  $18.00
 This is an oversized book with an ecru, textured cover, white lettering and a beautiful, full color dust jacket. The publisher, Crescent - promotional book wing of Crown, - represented itself well on this publication because it is of much higher character than usual. With special consultant, James Beard, the book begins with Autumn and goes on through the four seasons. A section on "fundamentals" completes the book. Each recipe has a nice little introduction and the text is complemented with full color photos that really capture the harmony of a wholesome, country landscape. I have this cookbook in my personal library and refer to it more often than I do others. Recommended. This copy is in very good condition, dust jacket in protective cover. A little soil on the cover and yellowing of pages.
   Hors D'Oeuvre  June Dutton  Determind Productions Inc.  Hardcover  Good  $49.00
 1967 Scarce. Bright green & yellow cover with black lettering - has some wear on corners and edges of spine. The dust jacket comes with protective cover & has some small tears and one small chunk gone from the spine portion, age spotting. Inside pages are clean and are all different colors - very bright with bold black text. "June Dutton & Edith Vancour are a couple of active Washington D.C. housewives who, as Edith put it decided to rebel against the 'cut and dried canapes' that are the staple diet at capital functions. Their husbands' jobs (Fred Dutton was on President Kenendy's staff and Sander Vanocur is Washington political pundit for NBC) demand almost nightly exposure to such fare at parties, receptions, balls and the like."
   Household Dictionary  Winnifred Fales  Small Maynard and co.  Hardcover  Good  $10.00
 A fantastic reference for old-time cleaning tricks and tips. "When the festive scarlet candles shed sanquinary drops on the best tablecloth, or an ink bottle performs somersaults on the new rug…. the housewife need nevermore exclaim despairingly!"
   Joyce Chen Cook Book  Joyce Chen  J.B. Lippincott  Hardcover  Good  $8.50
 1962. Fourth Printing. 223 pages. Information on how to shop for and prepare food as well as recipes for Chinese cooking. Healthy and easy to prepare. Removable shopping list in the back - ingredients have the Chinese and English name. DJ is worn and has some large pieces missing - in protective cover.
   KitchenAid Cookbook   Various  Whirlppol  spiral  Good  $8.50
 1992. 184 pages. Spiralbound. Some wear on the cover, owner name inside. Rest clean.
   Le Cookbook Favorite Recipes  Elizabeth Esterling , ed.  Merican Hospital of Paris  Spiralbound  Very Good  $7.00
 "Favorite Recipes of French and American Residents of Paris", compiled and edited by the Volunteers of the American Hospital in Paries. 1978. 359 pages with red plastic spiral binding. Interesting introduction notes with 'notes on early civilization', and 'civilization in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance'. The 'golden age' , the 'revolution' and on….! Mostly, it looks like these recipes can be easily adapted to the modern kitchen. Book is clean and neat.
   Light Pasta Sauces  Maggie Ramsay  Rizzoli  Hardcover  New  $9.00
 This is a slender, graceful book - a tribute to the art of the pasta noodle. Crossing cultures to include recipes from many ethnic backgrounds with very glossy, colorful picture and recipes that look delicious! Was published at $17.95, now only 9.00.
   Little Book of Olive Oil  Nicholas deBarry  Flammarion  Paperback  Near Fine  $8.00
 2001. 119 pages. History, uses,harvesting, how it is made etc. - everything you need to know about olive oil! Very attractive full-color photographs. Tall, slim volume - cover folds in to make flaps inside. Slight wear on back cover, otherwise in nice shape.
   Meals for Guests  Evelyn Patterson  Abelard Schuman  Hardcover  Good  $52.00
 1954. Quite rare. This copy is ex-library. No DJ. Corner points worn.
   Mezzaluna Cookbook  Aldo Bozzi  Potter  Hardcover  Very Good  $11.75
 1st edition. Includes over 100 recipes for seasonal pastas, pizzas, carpaccios, and more. Co-authored with Isabel Bau Madden.
   Modern Priscilla Cook Book   Priscilla Pub. Co.  Priscila Publishing Co.  Hardcover  Fair  $18.00
 1929. New 1930 Subscrtiption Edition. 443 pages - indexed. Pages are yellowed and a little soiled. No DJ. Cover is somewhat battered. Some pencil marks.
   Mrs. Appleyard's Winter Kitchen  Louise Andrews Kent  Keats  Paperback  Good  $6.50
 1974. OP. " The Winter Kitchen with its fireplace and stove is the place to observe blizzards, ice storms, power failures and the chill, brilliant beauty of snow-covered hills - particularly when irrepressible Mrs. Appleyard is preparing the kind of food you need to get through an old-fashioned Vermont winter in Appleyard Center." Louise Andrews Kent & Elizabeth Kent Gay. Decorations by Robert Maclean. 328 pages - indexed. Cover is somewhat yellowed, has soil on back and crease on front. Some pages slightly curled at corners. All else clean & bright.
   Natural Food Catalogue  Vicki Peterson  ARCO  Paperback  Good  $7.50
 1978. 160 pages, indexed, illustrated with drawings and B&W photos. Cover is worn on edges and creased on corners. Inside pages clean and unmarked. Binding good. When I first saw this book, I thought, "no big deal" - but a closer review and I am more enthused. It is not a dated catalogue of where to buy and faddish products. It is a well-researched guide and engaging review of the basics - unprocessed, key ingredients to a clean balanced diet. Legumes, oatmeal, grains, apple cider vinegar, yeast……Not vegan, not even vegetarian but basic foods - yes.
   New England Butt'ry Shelf Cookbook  Mary Mason Campbell  Stephen Greene Press  Hardcover  Near Fine  $20.00
 1985. Second edition, third printing. Illustrated by famed Vermont illustration and retro pioneer Tasha Tudor. A compact book with royal blue cloth covers, bright gold embossed lettering. Near fine. Dust jacket is very good with some small closed tears on edges and a bit dirty. Now in protective cover. Inside pages are clean and neat. No previous owner marks. Sturdy and solid. Lind drawings throughout with two sections of full color illustrations, too. Collectible Tasha Tudor.
   New Moosewood Cookbook  Mollie Katzen  ten speed  Paperback  New  $19.95
 Revised and updated in 2000, Mollie was very involved in revising this new edition - testing old recipes and adding new ones, refining and improving. She adds several introductory pieces, the calligraphy looks like it has been sharpened up from the original (which I still am crazy for - just the way it is!), appealing color photos have been added - and all in all - great improvements on a classic, must-have cookbook.
   Newman's Own Cookbook  Ursula Hotchner  Contemporary Books  Hardcover  Near Fine  $140.00
 1985. Signed by Paul Newman. "A Veritable Cornucopia of Recipes, Food Talk, Trivia, and Newman's Pearls of Wisdom. Compiled by Ursula Hotchner & Nell Newman with Trenchant Observations & Diversions by A.E. Hotchner." Black & white & color photgraphs. Off white cover with dark green text on spine. DJ has a color picture of Paul at the table on the front & a black & white of the 4 authors/contributors on the back. Book & DJ in great shape.
   No Pressure Steam Cooking  Robert W Zinkhon  Taylor & Ng  Paperback  Good  $4.00
 "A simple, healthy and delicious way to cook". 1977. Colorful paper cover. Simple illustrations with some B&W photos. 80 pages, indexed. This is a skinny paperback but packed with info on how to steam your food. Very informative for such a little package.
   OAT Cuisine  Pamela Westland  Salem House  Hardcover  Near Fine  $8.00
 1985. Love Oats? This is the book for you! Beautiful orange cloth with gold lettering on spine. Very neat and clean. Dust jacket is also very good, in protective cover. 96 pages devoted to recipes using oats in all shapes and styles. I like this book!
   Organic and Wholefoods   Konemann  Konemann  Hardcover  New  $36.00
 This is a big and gorgeous volume published overseas in Germany. "Naturally Delicious Cuisine". 460 pages jam-packed with photos and text on cereals, fruit, vegetables, oil, vinegars, salt, honey, sugar, carob, meat, poultry, eggs, fish, milk and dairy, drinks, in the kitchen, organic gardening, farming. Drastically reduced from the original price - now only $36.00.
   Original Cowboy Cookbook  Wes Medley  Original Western Publications  Paperback  Very Good  $8.50
 1989. "Authentic recipes from bunkhouse, chuck wagon, cook shack, line shack, saloon, trail drive cooking, and main house cooking." Recipes from the 1840's. 103 pages - spiralbound. Clean pages. Just a little bending at corners.
   Out of Vermont Kitchens   Women's Service League  St. Paul's Church  spiralbound  New  $13.95
 1999. 19th Printing. This wonderful cookbook has been around since 1939.Compiled by the Women's Service League at St. Paul's Church in Burlington. 360 pages. Handwritten recipes - don't worry all of the writing is very readable. Makes you feel like your Mom (or Dad - we don’t want to be sexist!) jotted down favorite family recipes. Cute drawings adorn the text and there are some full page illustrations of different Vermont historical locations. Spiralbound so it will lay flat easily.
   Paul Bocuse's French Cooking  Pazul Bocuse  Pantheon  Hardcover  Very Good  $17.50
 1977. Big, bold and beautiful, this oversized cookbook of 517 pages is a tribute to the fine art of French cuisine. Hardcover in mint condition, dust jacket is also perfect, now in protective cover. Decorative endpages. Owner Name. All else is clean, unmarked and perfect.
   Recipes with Cache  Esther Price  Price  Spiralbound  Very Good  $8.00
 1990. Privately published, this spiralbound recipe book is a lovely example of entepreneurship and creativity. "Prepared especially for my girls….", this is put together by a women who truly loved to cook. Hand-typed text is complemented by simple illustrations and "cookish" cartoons clipped from other publications. Includes a personal "errata" note with a few corrections and inscription from Esther. Very unique and quirky.
   Rolling Prairie Cookbook  Nancy O'Connor  Spring Wheat Nutrition Educ  Paperback  New  $12.00
 Over 130 recipes celebrating fresh produce! Clean, crisp line drawings by Karen Kerney illustrate the book, forward by Laurel Robinson. Recipes are organized by Fruits, Herbs, Vegetables and they sure look inviting. Oversized paperback, 219 pages, indexed. Was $14.95, now only $12.00.
   Secrets of Better Cooking   Readers Digest  Readers Digest  Hardcover  Very Good  $3.95
 With over 700 pages and an excellent reference index, this hefty volume is a comprehensive, basic "how to survive in the kitchen" guide. Lots of general techniques for preserving food and stocking the pantry, for cooking meats, working with flour, entertaining and the fine art of sauces, salad dressings and marinades. Many lovely little colorful graphics throughout and some color photos of food. Owner name in an elegant hand on the front endpage. Otherwise unmarked and in very good condition.
   Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah  Dinah Shore  Doubleday  Hardcover  Very Good  $8.50
 197. 2nd printing. Neon orange book with white lettering. Very clean and unworn. Dust jacket is less perfect with small tears and creases at edges, very quirky, now in protective cover. "Dinah Shore's Personal Cookbook". 179 pages with the last two pages devoted to fruit cake. Somehow it all seems to make sense now.
   Sproutman's Kitchen Garden Cookbook  Steve Meyerowitz  Book Pub co  Paperback  New  $14.95
 Latest edition of this popular sprout lover's cookbook. "Sprout breads, cookies, soups, salads, and 250 other low fat, dairy-free, vegetarian recipes". Colorful cover with quirky illustrations throughout by Michael Parman. Nice quality, 322 pages, indexed. Few books on the market match the "sproutman's" expertise and enthusiasm. Great for raw food eaters.
   Stamford Cook Book   Stamford Hospital Aid Society  Stamford Hospital    Very Good  $46.00
 1947. Second Revised edition with the orginal being published a decade previous in 1937. This privately published spiralbound cookbook is quite a find, scarce, and contains a great deal of introductory information about the hospital, including a picture of the first buiding, opened May 1st, 1896. Very nice clean copy with no previous owner marks, no slattered batter on the recipe pages, etc.
   Taste of Laos  Daovone Xayavong  SLG Books  Paperback  New  $9.50
 Compiled by the owner and chef from the Dara Restaurant in North Berkeley, this lovely cookbooks presents over 100 recipes for delectable Lao foods. The recipes are simply presented with a good, informative introduction to each. Color insert showcased special dishes. Brightly-colored paper cover with wrap-around endflaps. Very nice. Was $15.95, offered here for only $9.50.
   Taste of Summer  Brenda Sutherland Smith  Salem House  Hardcover  Very Good  $8.75
 1987. Pale green cloth with white lettering on front and spine. Very lovely. Dust jacket is also nice and vivid. Small closed tear on back edge. Now in protective cover. Lots of easy to prepare recipes for summer. 151 pages, indexed and with lovely photographs of delicious looking food!
   UPRISINGS   Cooperative Whole Grain Assoc  Book Publishing Co  Paperback  New  $18.95
 Presented and organized by the Cooperative Whole Grain Educational Association, this delightful book on whole grain baking is warm and comfortable. Glossy cover, lots of hand-scripted recipes have lots of character, and please….. get me out of the office and into the kitchen to bake some delicious bread!
   Vegetable Book  Colin Spencer  Rizzolli  Hardcover  Mint  $16.00
More about this bookHC, Oversized and beautiful. Great recipes with photos by Linda Burgess
   Vermont Country Cooking  Aristene Pixley  Dover  Paperback  Good  $3.00
 This is a slender volume originally published in 1941 by Stephen Daye Press as The Green Mountain Cook Book. A nice look back at the nature and style of Vermont cookery in the mid-twentieth century. Includes hard-to-find recipes for beverages - mead, ginger beer, etc.
   Vermont Kitchens Revisited   Women's Service League  Vermont Kitchen Publications  spiralbound  New  $17.95
 2001. 5th Printing. A sequel to Out of Vermont Kitchens. This one is a little fancier. Color cover. All text is typed. Beautiful drawings by Margaret Parlour. 282 pages - indexed. Compiled by the Women of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington. Spiral bound so it lays flat easily.
   Vermont Symphony Cookbook   VT Symphony  VT Symphony  Paperback  Good  $15.00
 First Printing - only 3000 copies and there aren't many of these around. Beautiful dark green category pages on heavy stock pages. Sonata is Soups Salads & Small Dishes. Staff is Breads etc. Has interesting music history thrown in too. Put out by the Rutland Area Chapter of the Friends of the VSO. Cover is soiled & somewhat worn.
   Waiter There's A Flower in My Soup  Penny Sandora  Barnes Books  Paperback  Fair  $10.00
 No Date. Scarce. "Cooking with Herbs & Edible Flowers." 190 pages. Cover is quite soiled and there is a note to someone that takes up the whole back cover.
   What's Cookin' in Key West Florida   Flordia Nurses Association  Those Florida Nurses, Dist.#25  Sprialbound  Good  $3.00
 1976. Privately-published, local cookbook from the nurses in Key West Florida. Plastic spiralbound, 46 pages of recipes and local advertisers. Indexed. A few Cuban and Spanish recipes look interesting.
   Wining and Dining with Rhyme and Reason  D T Carlisle  Minton Balch and Co  Hardcover  Very Good  $125.00
 1933, 1st edition, co-authored with Elizabeth Dunn. Fushia cloth over boards stamped with black lettering and front cover design of a bottle of wine and glasses. Dust jacket is worn, creased and with several tears along the top edge. Endpages are lively illustrations of animated wine and liquor bottles getting up on stage. Binding very good and solid. Pages clean and unmarked. The humerous illustrations are absolutely enchanting and the information on wines is quite absorbing. This is a very nice sturdy collectible copy of a hard to find volume.
   With the Grain  Ellen Hodgson Brown  Carroll & Graf  Hardcover  Very Good  $9.50
 1990. Out of Print. "Eat More, Weigh Less, Live Longer."Includes recipes. "The basic message of this book is that if you replace meat, cheese and eggs with vegetables and grain, you not only lose weight but live longer. And you don't have to be a strict vegetarian to achieve these results. " Silver grey over light green cover - white text on spine. Book has one bumped corner - all else like new. DJ creased on front flap and wrinkled on front a little.
   Woodstove Cookery  Jane Cooper  Storey Books  Paperback  New  $12.95
 Originally published in 1977, this book has stood up over the years because it is an all around good reference for the woodstove owner. It has a lot of helpful information about woodstove care, different kinds of wood, drying food on the stove, and of course, lots of great recipes.
   Yogi Cook Book  Yogi Vithaldas  Bell  Hardcover  Very Good  $56.00
 1968. Bell Publishing Company. Book is compact and unassuming, complete with general talk yoga and food, but also specifica recipes. A simple book that commands an enexpectedly high price. Book is bright yellow,unworn but a bit dirty around the edges. Dust jacket is also somewhat dirty but in otherwise good condition. Delicious, health-sustaining vegetarian recipes.


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