The Carter Family Favorites Cookbook by Ceil Dyer 1977 Delacorte Press

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Step into the kitchen with The Carter Family Favorites Cookbook by Ceil Dyer, a delightful compilation of recipes cherished by the family of former President Jimmy Carter. Published in 1977 by Delacorte Press, this hardcover cookbook with a dust jacket offers a unique glimpse into the culinary traditions of one of America's most famous families.

Featuring 184 pages of high-quality recipes ranging from Southern classics like Collard Greens and Cornbread to sweet delights such as Apple-Peanut Cake and Brown Sugar-Banana Pound Cake, this book is a testament to the rich gastronomic heritage of the South.


  • Title: The Carter Family Favorites Cookbook
  • Author: Ceil Dyer
  • Publication Date: 1977
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 184
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Stains on the cover, signed by the previous owners shown in the photos
  • Bonus: family recipes and notes from the previous owner have been left for your enjoyment.

Four Key Elements:

  1. Rich Culinary Heritage: Explore recipes from the Carter family, including Lillian Carter's holiday favorites.
  2. Unique Collection: Discover recipes not found in other cookbooks, from Apple-Peanut Cake to Soufflé Grand Marnier.
  3. Vintage Photos: Enjoy sepia-toned and full-color photos of Jimmy, Rosalynn, Amy, and other family members.
  4. Diverse Recipes: Savor the taste of the South with dishes like Cream of Peanut Soup and Broiled Ham with Peanut-Orange Sauce.

Beyond The Pages:

The Carter Family Favorites Cookbook is not just a collection of recipes; it's a journey through the culinary traditions that shaped a presidency and a family. Whether you're a fan of American history or Southern cooking or love to explore unique recipes, this cookbook is a must-have addition to your collection.


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