Detroit Times Cookbook Edition Published by The Detroit Times in Detroit Michigan

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A Book of Practical Recipes for the Housewife, published by Detroit Times, Detroit, Michigan, is full of classic recipes from their readers.

Many pages were purposely left blank; as shown, this was for the owner to add favorite recipes. Please note that many handwritten and newspaper recipes were added, such as dark fruit cake, potato salad, cabbage slaw, fried oysters, and many others. Enjoy!

The Detroit Times Cookbook is an excellent addition to your recipe collection or home kitchen.


This elusive cookbook is a hardback book in used condition. Please note the tanning of pages and random spotting throughout. As shown, the cover has stains with wear. No publication date was found. 

Please use pictures as a guide. Have any questions or need photos, ask.

Book Dimensions: 8x5x1

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