Mennonite Community Cookbook Family Favorite Recipes by Mary Emma Showalter 1979

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Description

The Mennonite Community Cookbook written by Mary Emma Showalter and first published in 1950. Showalter thanks the 125 women from Mennonite Communities across the nation who submitted over 5,500 recipes; 1,100 were selected to publish in the cookbook. 

At the beginning of each chapter, Showalter includes a short story, most passed down from her grandmother, also known as "Aunt Mary."  

The Mennonite Community Cookbook is an excellent addition to your vintage Mennonite recipe collection or home library.

Condition

The book Mennonite Community Cookbook is a cookbook that is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears.

Be aware of the food stain on top of 2 pages, all recipes are legible.  Please note the wear on the cover and this book being inscribed by  Mary Emma Showalter Eby dated 1980, as shown in the photos. Scroll in and view.

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

Book dimensions:10x8x1


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When your shopping for a new novel, most readers don't imagine that you can do it in a eco-friendly way. In every area of your life you can live a sustainable lifestyle even while shopping for new to you vintage books!   Sustainable living is accomplished by making choices that reduce our environmental impact by making fundamental changes to counteract climate change and decrease ecological destruction.
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