Ida Bailey Allen's Wines and Spirits Cook book 1934 Simon and Schuster, Inc

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Discover a piece of culinary history with Ida Bailey Allen's Wines and Spirits Cook Book. Published in 1934 by Simon and Schuster, this cookbook offers a rich collection of 456 recipes and 81 menus, showcasing the innovative cooking techniques of the 1930s.

Renowned culinary figure Ida Bailey Allen shares her expertise on incorporating wines and spirits into various dishes, making this book a valuable resource for both collectors and cooking enthusiasts.


  • Title: Ida Bailey Allen's Wines and Spirits Cook Book
  • Author: Ida Bailey Allen
  • Publication Date: 1934
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 366
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Sticker residue on the cover (check photos for specifics)

A Culinary Treasure

This cookbook provides a comprehensive guide to cooking with wines and spirits, offering insights into incorporating them into various recipes and menus. Ida Bailey Allen, a prominent figure in the culinary world, hosted one of the earliest television cooking shows and wrote over 50 cookbooks. Her innovative approach to cooking and ability to adapt to changing culinary landscapes are evident in this book.

Why This Cookbook is Special:

  • With 456 recipes and 81 menus, this cookbook captures the culinary trends and preferences of the 1930s.
  • It offers a glimpse into the cooking techniques and ingredients popular during that era.
  • A perfect addition to any vintage cookbook collection, it is ideal for those who appreciate historical culinary practices.

Explore the rich history and diverse recipes that make this cookbook a timeless resource.

Add This Culinary Classic to Your Collection:

Ida Bailey Allen's Wines and Spirits Cook Book is a must-have for vintage cookbook collectors and anyone interested in historical culinary practices. Add this treasure to your kitchen today!

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