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Columbus Menu: Italian Cuisine after the First Voyage of Christopher Columbus, 1492-1992

By: Milioni, Stefano

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Instituto Italiano per il Commercio Estero: 1992

Seller ID: 2207350

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, a few faint stains to front wrapper. 1992 Soft Cover. 127 pp. Columbus Menu presents the history of Italian cuisine after the first voyage of Christopher Columbus, and explains how products from the New World were welcomed in Italy, and flourished as they were incorporated into Italian cooking. This new cuisine, derived from these food items and cited as a symbol and synthesis of many of Italy's finest qualities, owes a great debt to the soil of the Americas. KEYWORDS: CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MENU ITALIAN CUISINE AFTER FIRST VOYAGE FOOD WINE COOKBOOKS COOKING RECIPES View more info

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The Best of Shaker Cooking

By: Miller, Amy Bess; Fuller, Persis; Jones, Evan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2278925

ISBN: 0020350457

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine creased. 1993 Trade Paperback. xxv, 496 pp. Authentic recipes from nineteenth-century farm kitchens renowned for their delicious cookery and innovative use of natural foods and herbs. More than nine hundred original recipes, including Cranberry Bean Soup, Shaker Chicken Fricassee, Sweet Corn Pudding, and Graham-Buttermilk Bread. View more info

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My Heart's in Louisiana, but My Supermarket Isn't (Revised Edition)

By: Mitchell, Patricia B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Patricia B. Mitchell: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1840604

ISBN: 0925117838

Condition: Very Good


Bright copy. 1996 Stapled Binding. 37 pp. After collecting sunrises and sunsets for about twenty years, Patricia Mitchell began to collect Louisiana recipes, too. This book is a reflection of that activity. A collection of delicious Louisiana-style recipes. Includes a phone number at which readers can reach the author to talk about recipes. View more info

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In an Eighteenth Century Kitchen: A Receipt Book of Cookery, 1698

By: Nichols, Beverley; Rhodes, Dennis

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cecil Woolf: 1983

Edition: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 2278593

ISBN: 0900821000

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by publisher (Cecil Woolf) with inscription: For Leslie Elliott and Mr. Elliott, with all manner of good wishes, from the publishers, Jean and Cecil (Woolf), 28.VII.84. Tear along jacket spine and hinge previously mended with tape on jacket rear, one-and-a-half inch tear along front jacket panel hinge, front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink note (Leslie sent to me, 1985) on half-title page. 1983 Hard Cover. 57 pp. Cecil Woolf, the publisher, is the nephew and oldest living relative of Virginia Woolf. In 1917, Virginia Woolf and her husband Leonard Woolf founded the British publishing hous... View more info

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A Family Raised on Rainbows

By: Nye, Beverly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2272305

ISBN: 0553013319

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Minor general wear. 1981 Soft Cover. 182 pp. Offers tips on decorating, sewing, baby care, cooking, growing houseplants, celebrating holidays, tracing family genealogy, and other activities that can help make a house a home. View more info

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Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer and Save the World

By: O'Brien, Christopher Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Society Publishers: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2205747

ISBN: 0865715564

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. Faint smudge to top page ridge. 2006 Trade Paperback. xi, 275 pp. Fermenting Revolution delivers an empowering message about how individuals can change the world through the simple act of having a beer. Chris O’Brien presents the case for beer as both the cause of and solution to all of the world’s problems. Beer has contributed to the best qualities of civilization, but it is also helping to destroy them. The global beer industry relies heavily on fossil-fuels and chemical agriculture, rapidly destroying nature and contributing to climate change. Corporate beer is centraliz... View more info

Image for A New Digester or Engine for Softning Bones, Containing the Description of its Make and Use in These Particulars: Cookery, Voyages at Sea, Confectionary, Making of Drinks, Chymistry, and Dying. Within Account of the Price a Good Big Engine Will Cost and of the Profit it Will Afford. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume III)

A New Digester or Engine for Softning Bones, Containing the Description of its Make and Use in These Particulars: Cookery, Voyages at Sea, Confectionary, Making of Drinks, Chymistry, and Dying. Within Account of the Price a Good Big Engine Will Cost and of the Profit it Will Afford. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume III)

By: Papin, Denys

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mallinckrodt: 1966

Seller ID: 2259853

Condition: Good


Modern reissue of very early (1820) culinary work. Good copy in very good slipcase. Slipcase edges very lightly rubbed. Page foxed, spine lightly toned. 1966 Trade Paperback. 54 pp. A New Digester or Engine for Softning Bones, Containing the Description of its Make and Use in These Particulars: Cookery, Voyages at Sea, Confectionary, Making of Drinks, Chymistry, and Dying. Within Account of the Price a Good Big Engine Will Cost and of the Profit it Will Afford. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume III) View more info

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The World's Greatest Wine Estates: A Modern Perspective

By: Parker, Robert M., Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290060

ISBN: 0743237714

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. 708 pp. Over the past twenty-five years, renowned critic Robert M. Parker, Jr., has visited both legendary and fledgling wineries all over the world and has tasted hundreds of thousands of wines. Only a fraction of those wines have earned his highest ratings and are considered by him to be truly legendary. In his latest book, Parker brings together what he calls the best of the best, taking readers on a personal tour of the wineries that have impressed him most with their dedication to quality, consistency, and excellence. The World's Gre... View more info

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Modern French Culinary Art

By: Pellaprat, H.-P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Virtue & Company Limited: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2197148

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition, 1979. Spine lightly cocked, pages lightly toned. Jacket toned, jacket edges rubbed. xvi, 952 pp. [69]  Includes 300 recipes and 460 illustrations. Revised edition, 1979. This... enlarged and fully revised edition is essentially a professional work for the chef and caterer... The recipes are clearly set out and the ingredients and quantities specified are meticulously correct. The ingredients of the recipes show metric and imperial measurements and there are comprehensive Conversion Tables which act as a further aid to the reader. Many of the recipes are superbly illustrated i... View more info

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The New Pellaprat Modern French Culinary Art

By: Pellaprat, Henri-Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: World Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2289921

Condition: Very Good


1st thus. Lacks jacket. 1966 Hard Cover. A comprehensive review of French cooking techniques and recipes. View more info

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Jacques Pepin Celebrates

By: Pepin, Jacques

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Seller ID: 2207594

ISBN: 0375412093

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, page ridges lightly foxed. 2001 Large Hardcover. xvi, 458 pp. With comments by Claudine Pepin, photographs by Christopher Hirsheimer, and illustrations by Jacques Pepin. A fabulous book for people who love to cook. Or for those who want to cook well and are afraid to try. To Jacques Pépin, every meal is a celebration. And his delight in creating delicious offerings for family and friends is contagious. Moreover, as he shares here the secrets of the meals he has prepared over the years,  his careful instruction and his appreciation of ingredients and techniques that make a differen... View more info

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Favourite Somerset Recipes

By: Persey, Amanda; Quinton, A.R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Salmon: 1998

Seller ID: 2206937

ISBN: 1898435030

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa late 1990s). A nice copy. 1998 Stapled Binding. 47 pp. Favourite Somerset Recipes Book features a collection of your favourite dishes from Somerset, including  Apple, Raisin & Cider Teabread, Bath Buns, Exmoor Casserole, Taunton Toasts, etc. The Somerset Recipes Book is filled with delicious delicacies the whole household will love! Why not try some home cooking? It’s easy to do and good for you too! Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’ll love making and eating these Delicious British Treats! All you need to succeed, no matter if you’re a beginner or a... View more info

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Cakes to Dream On: A Master Class in Decorating

By: Peters, Colette

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Wiley: 2004

Seller ID: 2280892

ISBN: 0471214620

Condition: Good


Jacket rubbed. 2004 Hard Cover. World-famous cake designer, Colette Peters, presents a vibrant collection of distinctive creations to inspire home cake makers of all abilities. View more info

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Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269908

ISBN: 014311638X

Condition: Near Fine


Ink note on blurb page. 2009 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 140 pp. Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings welcome simplicity to our daily decisions about food. Written with clarity, concision, and wit that has become bestselling author Michael Pollan’s trademark, this indispensable handbook lays out a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely, one per page, accompanied by a concise explanation. It’s an easy-to-use guide that draws from a ... View more info

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Cooking with Pomiane

By: Pomiane, Edouard de; Benton, Peggie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roy Publishers, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269605

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. A bit smoky, jacket price clipped. 1961 Hard Cover. 244, [4] pp. 8vo. 'To prepare dinner for a friend is to put into the cooking pot all one's affection and good will, all one's gaiety and zest, so that after three hours' cooking a waft of happiness escapes from beneath the lid.' -Edouard de Pomiane. Cooking with Pomiane deserves to be on the shelves of every serious cook and every unserious lover of humorous writing. Witty, original and always mouth-watering, the recipes in this acclaimed collection offer classic dishes prepared by the most innovative of French chefs. ... View more info

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Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously

By: Powell, Julie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2009

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 2201209

ISBN: 031604427X

Condition: Very Good


Movie cover. Bottom corner lightly bumped. 2009 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. Julie & Julia, the bestselling memoir that's irresistible... A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef (Philadelphia Inquirer), is now a major motion picture. Julie Powell, nearing thirty and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, resolves to reclaim her life by cooking in the span of a single year, every one of the 524 recipes in Julia Child's legendary Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Her unexpected reward: not just a newfound respect for calves' livers and aspic... View more info

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Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously

By: Powell, Julie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2009

Seller ID: 2208293

ISBN: 031604427X

Condition: Good


Very minor water damage to first few pages, spine faintly creased, edges very lightly rubbed. 2009 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 307, [11], [10], pp. Julie & Julia is the story of Julie Powell's attempt to revitalize her marriage, restore her ambition, and save her soul by cooking all 524 recipes in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I, in a period of 365 days. The result is a masterful medley of Bridget Jones' Diary meets Like Water for Chocolate, mixed with a healthy dose of original wit, warmth, and inspiration that sets this memoir ap... View more info

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A Treasury of Great Recipes: Famous Specialties of the World's Foremost Restaurants Adapted for the American Kitchen

By: Price, Mary & Vincent; Geis, Darlene; Amory, Cleveland & Martha Hodge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ampersand Press, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277948

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed. 1965 Large Hardcover. 456 pp., plus large section following text in which to list favorite recipes, wines and guests, a table of equivalents, and a calorie chart. Endpapers provide information on herbs and spices, weights and measures, can sizes, cooking temperatures, and oven temperatures. Original bronze padded hardcover, gilt titles & decorations, gold & maroon ribbon markers bound in. Color photographs and two-tone illustrations by Fritz Kredel throughout. Introductions by Cleveland and Martha Hodge Amory. A uniquely pre... View more info

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Gluttony: The Seven Deadly Sins

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The New York Public Library/Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282354

ISBN: 0195156994

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 108 pp. In America, notes acclaimed novelist Francine Prose, we are obsessed with food and diet. And what is this obsession with food except a struggle between sin and virtue, overeating and self-control--a struggle with the fierce temptations of gluttony. In Gluttony, Francine Prose serves up a marvelous banquet of witty and engaging observations on this most delicious of deadly sins. She traces how our notions of gluttony have evolved along with our ideas about ... View more info

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Sweet & Hard Cider: Making It, Using It, & Enjoying It

By: Proulx, Annie; Nichols, Lew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden Way Publishing: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202246

ISBN: 0882663526

Condition: Near Fine


12th printing. An exceptional copy. 1995 Large Softcover. 188 pp. Author's first book. Annie Proulx later won the Pulitzer Prize for her journalism, and is known as the author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain. This book provides information on how to make, harden, distill, judge, drink, and enjoy cider. Also includes instructions on selecting and growing cider-apple trees, with recipes and advice on the legalities of producing hard cider. View more info

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Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table

By: Reichl, Ruth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Random House: 2002

Seller ID: 2206995

ISBN: 0375758739

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2002 Trade Paperback. In this delightful sequel to her bestseller Tender at the Bone, Ruth Reichl returns with more tales of love, life, and marvelous meals. Comfort Me with Apples picks up Reichl’s story in 1978, when she puts down her chef’s toque and embarks on a career as a restaurant critic. Her pursuit of good food and good company leads her to New York and China, France and Los Angeles, and her stories of cooking and dining with world-famous chefs range from the madcap to the sublime. View more info

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Rochester Hadassah Cookbook [Cook Book]

By: Rochester Chapter of Hadassah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Lakes Press Corp.: 1963

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266855

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Boards a bit soiled, interior in excellent condition. 1963 Hard Cover. 336 pp. 8vo. A collection of traditional Jewish recipes published in Rochester. Includes handy reference tables on endpapers. CONTENTS: Holidays; Passover Recipes; Party Hints; Children's Recipes; Cantonese Foods; Appetizers and Canapes; Soups and Soup Fillers; Vegetables; Fish; Kugel, Pudding and Pancakes; Meats; Poultry; Meat Side Dishes; Salads; Molds; Desserts; Preserves, Marmalades and Jams; Breads and Coffee Cakes; Cookies; Cakes; Pies; Candies and Frostings. View more info

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The Legend of Dr Pepper/Seven-Up

By: Rodengen, Jeffrey L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Write Stuff Syndicate: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206957

ISBN: 0945903499

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. First edition. Light wear to jacket. 1995 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Explores the history of two soda companies that merged to become one of the largest soft drink manufacturers in the world. View more info

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Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

By: Roth, Geneen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200556

ISBN: 1416543074

Condition: Near Fine


Pages lightly toned. Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. viii, 211 pp. After three decades of studying, teaching, and writing about our compulsions with food, bestselling author Geneen Roth adds a powerful new dimension to her work in Women Food and God. She begins with her most basic concept: the way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, yes, even God.  A timeless and seminal work, Women Food and God shows how going beyond the food and the feelings takes you ... View more info

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The Greek Cook: Simple Seasonal Food

By: Salaman, Rena

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aquamarine: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207466

ISBN: 1903141060

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 2001 Large Hardcover. Greek cooks make wonderful use of the abundance of seasonal ingredients, cooking only the freshest and best available. View more info

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Dori Sanders' Country Cooking: Recipes and Stories from the Family Farm Stand

By: Sanders, Dori

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282430

ISBN: 1565121171

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 224 pp. Here is a book as delightful to read as it is to cook from. Dori Sanders' recipes include not only new interpretations of old-time favorites such as Spoon Bread, Chicken and Dumplings, Corn Bread, and Buttermilk Biscuits, but also her Cooking for Northerners--original dishes such as Winter Greens Parmesan, Roasted Mild Peppers, Fresh Vegetable Stew--and, of course, great recipes for peaches. View more info

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Reaching for the Stars: The Making of Constellation Brands

By: Sands, Richard; Sands, Rob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Val De Grace: 2008

Seller ID: 2206233

ISBN: 0981742505

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Large Hardcover. The story of a small winery in Canandaigua, NY that grew into one of the largest wine distributors in the world. View more info

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Christmas Feasts

By: Sass, Lorna J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Irene Chalmers Cookbooks, Inc.: 1981

Seller ID: 2295403

ISBN: 0870992813

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1981 Soft Cover. 83 pp. He has more to do than the ovens in England at Christmas, goes the old Italian saying. The goal of Christmas Feasts is to open those historic oven doors and serve forth rich lore, delicious recipes, and festive menus for preparing five unforgettable Yuletide feasts. In this book culinary historian Lorna J. Sass prepares you for celebrating a Roman Saturnalia (the Pagan precursor of Christmas), a medieval feast, a seventeenth-century banquet, Christmas in the Pudding Age, and a Victorian dinner. The original recipes are given along with modern-da... View more info

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Ted Saucier's Bottoms Up

By: Saucier, Ted

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Greystone Press / Hawthorn Books: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2202954

Condition: Very Good


First printing of revised edition. Includes publisher's slipcase and clear acetate jacket. A couple chips from jacket, split along bottom edge of slipcase but still structurally sound. 1964 Hard Cover. 288 pp. A collection of cocktail recipes paired with pin-up style color illustrations by eleven artists. View more info

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Peanuts Lunch Bag Cook Book [Cookbook]

By: Schultz, Charles M.; Dutton, June

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scholastic Book Services: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2297554

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Light general wear to wrappers. 1974 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. A book of recipes with illustrations of the cherished Peanuts characters. View more info