Women's Home Companion Cook Book edited by Dorthy Kirk 1946 P.F. Collier & Son

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 Rediscover Classic American Cooking:

Step back into the culinary world of the mid-20th century with the Women's Home Companion Cook Book. Edited by Dorothy Kirk and published in 1946 by P.F. Collier & Son, this comprehensive cookbook contains traditional and regional recipes. It offers a detailed look into the cooking techniques and practices of the time.


  • Title: Women's Home Companion Cook Book
  • Editor: Dorothy Kirk
  • Publication Date: 1946
  • Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 951
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 2 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Marks on cover, writing on pages, minor stains; all recipes are legible. Please check the photos for details.

About the Editor:

Dorothy Kirk served as the food editor for the Woman's Home Companion magazine. Under her editorial guidance, the Women's Home Companion Cook Book became a trusted source for American cooks, offering a wealth of recipes and cooking techniques that reflected the culinary trends and home cooking practices of the mid-20th century.

A Collector's Must-Have:

This cookbook is not just a practical guide but also a cherished collectible. Known for its extensive and detailed recipes, it is highly sought after by those interested in vintage American cookery. From comprehensive cooking instructions to traditional and regional dishes, this book captures the essence of American home cooking.

Embrace Culinary History:

Whether you're an avid collector or simply someone who loves to cook, this book is a treasure trove of culinary knowledge. It offers a nostalgic look at the recipes and cooking methods that have shaped American kitchens for decades.

Reading Recommendation:

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