See above: ^^^^^^^^ 1953 red plaid cookbook featuring more than 1,000 recipes for appetizers, candy, canning, jiffy cooking, pies, vegetables, and more. Original, vintage illustrations, more than 50 color photos of finished foods, more than 250 black-and-white how-to and food identification photos, all reprinted with a gently aged, nostalgic patina. 19 chapters filled with hearty, beloved ‘50s favorite recipes such as mouthwatering Buttermilk Biscuits, Raised Doughnuts, and Feather Sponge Cake. Entertaining advice for buffets and holidays, plus a table setting and etiquette guide. Hundreds of time-tested hints and tips ensure standout results.
Recipes especially prepared for the General Electric refrigerator by Miss Alice Bradley, principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery, Cooking Editor of Women's Home Companion, Author of: Cooking for Profit, Candy Cook Book, For Luncheon and Supper Guests.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ See above: Electric Refrigerator Cookbook 1927. Recipes especially prepared for the GeneRecipes especially prepared for the General Electric refrigerator by Miss Alice Bradley, principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery, Cooking Editor of Women's Home Companion, Author of: Cooking for Profit, Candy Cook Book, For Luncheon and Supper Guests.
To the right above >>>>>>: The Fannie Farmer Cookbook circa 1896. A best seller for over a century for those who want to do traditional American cooking. 1380 recipes. A collectors item and you should have it in your collection. AKA 1896 Boston Cooking-School Cookbook. Download pdf of newer version at
To the right: >>>>>> The Compleat Housewife, or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion. Even though published in London in 1727 it is believed to be the "first" cookbook to be published in the US. Recipes for cooking, medicines and how to run your household among other.
The White House Cookbook 1929:
The title page states: " A comprehensive cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc. by Hugo Ziemann and Mrs. F. L. Gillette, steward of the White House. Revised by Mrs. Mary E. Dague."
THESE ARE ONLY A FEW COOKBOOKS THAT I THINK MIGHT HAVE BEEN IN THE BUTLER'S PANTRY BACK IN THE LAST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND THE FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY. THESE ARE REALLY HISTORIES OF COOKING AND HOUSEKEEPING.