Tag Archives: 1950s

Why I love selling vintage cookbooks (one of many reasons)

I recently sold a cookbook published by a church in San Diego, Ca and was delighted to receive this email from the buyer: “I was the organist at Brooklyn Heights Presbyterian Church in the early 1970s, and although I was … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Man-Pleasing Going On

Baking Made Easy (1920s) Occident Flour “There is hardly any dessert more popular with the male members of the family (so the women who attend our Baking Schools tell me) than good, old-fashioned pie!” Man-Pleaser Salads (1938) Knox Gelatine “Men … Continue reading

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1935 H.W. McNess Cook Book – Recipes in 14 Languages!

This one has great photos and product advertisements along with recipes from Argentina, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland written in their native languages! See this and other great advertising cookbooks at … Continue reading

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Advertising Cookbooks Rock!!!

Babies love Pet Milk!
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