Charleston Receipts compiled by The Junior League ofCharleston 1975 Walker Evans & Cogswell Co.

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"Charleston Receipts" is more than just a cookbook; it's a culinary journey through Charleston's rich food heritage. Compiled by The Junior League of Charleston, this timeless classic offers authentic and beloved Lowcountry recipes that celebrate the culinary traditions of Charleston, South Carolina.

The first edition of "Charleston Receipts" was published in 1950, and its sales funded many community projects, making it an influential book in local philanthropy.

Key Features:

  • Product: Charleston Receipts compiled by The Junior League of Charleston, 1975
  • Regional Specialties: Explore the flavors of Charleston with recipes like shrimp and grits, a handwritten addition by a previous owner.
  • Traditional Cooking: A valuable collection of tried-and-true Southern recipes.
  • Historical Significance: The oldest Junior League cookbook is still in print.
  • Publisher: Walker Evans & Cogswell Co.
  • Dimensions: 9x7x1


  • Visible Usage: Some spattering and staining from cooking, showing real kitchen use.
  • Handwritten Notes: A recipe for shrimp and grits handwritten on a page.
  • Physical Condition: Plastic comb has a crack, but all pages are attached, as shown in the photos.

Disclaimer: Vintage and antique items may show some wear, typical for vintage or antique pieces. Please refer to the accompanying photos for a detailed depiction of the item's condition.

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