Charleston Receipts by the Junior League of Charleston, Inc 1993 Cookbook

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Introduce yourself to Charleston Receipts, a timeless cookbook first published in 1950 and republished in 1993. This beloved Junior League cookbook from Charleston is a must-have for any collector or cooking enthusiast.

With 750 recipes, it offers a rich taste of Southern cuisine. The inclusion of Gullah verses and Charleston artists' sketches adds a unique cultural touch. Having sold over 100,000 copies, this cookbook is inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame.


  • Title: Charleston Receipts
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Publisher: Junior League of Charleston, Inc.
  • Format: Hardcover with Plastic Comb Binding
  • Pages: 376
  • Dimensions: 6.90 x 8.90 x 1.10 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Vintage with minor wear

Three Key Elements:

  1. Discover the enchanting recipes and stories that bring Southern cuisine to life.
  2.  This cookbook is the oldest Junior League cookbook still in print, offering a unique glimpse into the culinary history of Charleston.
  3.  Enhance your vintage book collection with this classic piece that celebrates communal love for food and culture.

The rich flavors and cultural heritage of Charleston with Charleston Receipts, a treasure trove of culinary delights.

Reading Recommendation:

Learn how to store Charleston Receipts and other old books properly to keep them in good condition for future generations. Check out our article:  Expert Tips: How To Care for Old Books and Their Legacy for more information.

In Summation:

Charleston Receipts is more than just a cookbook; it’s a piece of history and a cultural treasure. Perfect for collectors and cooking enthusiasts alike, it offers a deep dive into Southern culinary traditions. Add this iconic book to your collection today and savor the taste of Charleston.


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