The Complete Outdoor Cookbook by Yvonne Young 1973 Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co.

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Step into the great outdoors equipped with 'The Complete Outdoor Cookbook' by Yvonne Young. This hardcover book, published in 1973, offers a unique and authentic perspective on outdoor cooking, as it's one of the few in the genre penned by a woman.


  • Title: The Complete Outdoor Cookbook
  • Publication Date: 1973
  • Publisher: Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co.
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • ISBN: 0-8129-0334-X
  • Pages: 308
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on the dust jacket (see photos for specifics)

Key Features:

  • From the inception of her outdoor cooking days as a Girl Scout to becoming a veteran camper, Yvonne Young shares an array of mouthwatering recipes suitable for an open fire.
  • Yvonne Young began her journey with outdoor cooking in rural Pennsylvania, eventually spending her honeymoon cooking three meals a day over an open fire. Her experiences add an authentic and personal touch to the recipes.
  • Given that it is one of the few books written by a woman in the field of outdoor cooking, this book is a valuable gem. It offers a distinctive perspective in this industry that is largely male-dominated.
  • This cookbook is a fantastic companion for camping trips, BBQs, or any outdoor gathering, bringing a touch of culinary expertise to the great outdoors.
  • The hardcover format, along with its original dust jacket, ensures the book's durability while adding a touch of vintage aesthetic appeal.


After adding this special cookbook to your collection, check out my article on "Preserve Old Books Like a Pro; Save Your Special Reads" to ensure you keep this piece in optimal condition.


This vintage item has been previously loved and shows some wear on the dust jacket. For a more detailed look, kindly refer to the accompanying photos.


This isn't just another cookbook; it's a ticket to mastering the art of outdoor cooking, brought to you through the seasoned experiences of Yvonne Young.

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