Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and other Favorites by BJ Altschul Publisher Winner Enterprises

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Hello, fellow vintage book collectors and food enthusiasts! Allow me to introduce you to a culinary gem—Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and Other Favorites by BJ Altschul. This vintage cookbook serves as both a guide to Florida's best eateries and a treasure trove of recipes.

Key Features:

The soft cover with a plastic comb binding makes this cookbook incredibly user-friendly. It lays flat when open, making it easy to follow recipes while cooking.

This cook book is a delightful mix of a cookbook and a restaurant guide, featuring some of Florida's best eateries. From classic Southern dishes to local favorites, the value of this content is beyond measure for food lovers.

BJ Altschul, the author, captures the essence of Florida's culinary landscape of 1977 during a time when regional cuisine was gaining prominence. It's a snapshot of Florida's food culture.

This book is more than just a cookbook; it's a community collection. It brings together recipes and recommendations from various local sources, making it a communal effort.

Imagine pulling out this cookbook for a themed dinner party or using it to plan a foodie road trip through Florida. Its versatility makes it a go-to for various culinary adventures.

The cook book exudes vintage charm, from its worn cover to the food stain on an inside page. Even the previous owner's signature and stamp add an extra layer of history.


  • Title: Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and Other Favorites
  • Publication Date: 1977
  • Publisher: Winner Enterprises
  • Format: Soft cover with a plastic comb binding
  • Pages: 303 with blank pages in the back for notes
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Cover worn, book in good condition, signed and stamped by previous owner, food stain on inside page. Scroll in and view the photos for more details.

Wrapping Up:

In essence, this cookbook is a culinary time capsule and a community treasure. Whether you're a food lover, a vintage book collector, or someone who enjoys the flavors of Florida, this book is a must-have.


The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces.

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