The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking by the editors of Favorite Recipes Press 1972 Vintage Book

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking features items ranging from abalone to zucchini, making it unique. More than 5,000 recipes total, with details on each highlighted ingredient's history, origin, availability, purchasing, keeping, preparation, and serving. This encyclopedia, which has sold more than 500,000 copies and is the go-to resource for every American kitchen, is the ultimate reference work for domestic kitchens.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking is an excellent addition to your vintage recipe collection or home library.


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking is in good vintage condition for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the stain on the page edges, as shown in the photos.

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Book dimensions:10x7x2

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