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  • Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Bookby Catharine Beecher

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    1846 gem gives recipes for rice griddle cakes, royal crumpets, sassafras jelly, pickled nasturtiums, codfish relish, mutton hash, mock turtle soup, much more. Readers also learn how to cut up a hog, make "crayons" for blackboards, prepare tables for dinner parties. New Introduction by cookbook authority Jan Longone. 40 black-and-white figures. more...

  • Cookery and Dining in Imperial Romeby Joseph Dommers Vehling; Apicius

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Oldest known cookbook in existence offers readers a clear picture of what foods Romans ate and how they prepared them, from fig fed pork to rose pie. 49 illustrations. more...

  • Riceby Renee Marton

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    Chock full of delicious recipes from across the globe, Rice is a fascinating look at how this culinary staple has defined us. more...

  • The Carrot Purple and Other Curious Stories of the Food We Eatby Joel S. Denker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    Tracing the story of a variety of foods we love from obscurity to familiarity, this lively and informative work will reveal to readers the hidden history behind many of the things we eat. more...

  • Oysterby Drew Smith

    Abrams 2015; US$ 30.00

    Drew Smith's Oyster: A Gastronomic History offers readers a global view of the oyster, tracing its role in cooking, art, literature, and politics from the dawn of time to the present day. Oysters have inspired chefs, painters, and writers alike, have sustained communities financially and ecologically, and have loomed large in legend and history. Using... more...

  • The Book of Lost Recipesby Jaya Saxena

    Page Street Publishing 2016; US$ 18.74

    Enjoy Celebrated Recipes from Top Hotels and Restaurants of Their Era Discover amazing signature recipes lost to time from the most fashionable hotels and restaurants of bygone times. Part vintage nostalgia, part history tour, but all great food, the recipes?often inseparable from their legendary haunts?were meticulously researched and reconstructed... more...

  • The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easyby Hannah Glasse

    Dover Publications 2015; US$ 11.95

    "A very interesting glimpse at everyday cooking in the daily life of 18th?19th century England, with many helpful tips, tricks, and recipes (for the day). The language is enjoyable and the information contained is substantial." ? Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System Revised and republished many times since its 1747 debut, this cookbook was a... more...

  • Culinary Landmarksby Elizabeth Driver

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 201.00

    em>Culinary Landmarks is a definitive history and bibliography of Canadian cookbooks from the beginning, when La cuisinière bourgeoise was published in Quebec City in 1825, to the mid-twentieth century. more...

  • Ethnic American Cookingby Lucy M. Long

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Ethnic American Cooking: Recipes for Living in a New World is much more than a cookbook. It contains recipes from almost every nationality or ethnicity residing in the US and includes a brief introduction to understanding how those recipes represent that group?s food culture. more...

  • The Colonial Kitchenby Charmaine O'Brien

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    The Colonial Kitchen: Australia 1788-1901 explores the food and cookery of colonial Australians, challenging the prevailing stereotypes of them as dreadful cooks and uncouth eaters through a nuanced exploration of their kitchens, gardens and dining rooms, and the social and cultural systems that shaped their culinary practices. more...