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Your Favorite Not-so-Mainstream Vintage (Pre-1975) Cookbooks?


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Your Favorite Not-so-Mainstream Vintage (Pre-1975) Cookbooks?

karmalaw | Jul 10, 2008 08:13 PM

After finding a cool 1968 cookbook today (Volume 5 of the Ford Times Cookbook Traveler's Guide), I was reminded about how much I love OLD, vintage, weird, and fun cookbooks...

Some of my favorite finds are:

Mountain Makin's in the Smokies from 1957 (it's still in print! : http://www.smokiesstore.org/browse.cf... )

Ocracoke Cookbook (undated -- roughly 1950's -- great seafood recipes) -- there's a version of it apparently still available: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/cook.htm )

Flavor it Florida (1960's from the Miami News -- long defunct) --

Brer Rabbitt's New Orleans Molasses Recipes (undated -- but looks to be mid-century or so) -- lots of recipes that remove all hope of dieting.

Hawaiian and Pacific Foods (mid-century) by Katherine Bazore.... has great info on customs as well as recipes for Samoan, Chinese, Portuguese (!), Korean, Japanese, and Hawaiian foods.

What are yours?

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