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Help me find a mid-1970s cookbook, please?


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Help me find a mid-1970s cookbook, please?

MandalayVA | | Feb 8, 2010 11:41 AM

For various reasons I've been feeling nostalgic recently about my mom's cookbooks. She passed away in the late seventies when I was twelve, and although she was a good cook she was not above using woman's magazine's cookbooks. They've gotten scattered to the winds so I've been trying to find them, to have more for memories than to actually cook from them. Thanks to the net, I've managed to track down a few but one is eluding me because I can't remember the name of the magazine (or even if it was affiliated with a magazine), but I remember what it looks like.

Very thick, at least three hundred pages
Cover was white with forest green lettering with a photograph on the bottom half, showing different dishes and desserts
Spine was forest green with white lettering
Fairly certain "American" was in the title
Very few photos on the inside, mostly text

It was probably released in the mid-seventies because I remember Mom getting it new. It's not any of the major woman's magazines of the time, nor was it from a TV show. If I saw a picture of the cover I'd know it immediately. It's a shot in the dark, but I figured I'd see if this brought back a memory for someone.

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