250 Ways to Save Sugar Cook Book (1942)


Fascinating 1942 Pamphlet-Style Cookbook by
Acclaimed Cookbook Editor Ruth Berolzheimer
Intended to Help the World War II Housewife Cope with Sugar Rationing

Berolzheimer, Ruth. 250 Ways to Save Sugar Cook Book. Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1942.

Octavo. Staple-bound as issued.

Lovely edition of this wonderful Second World War dessert cookbook focusing on ways to make appealing desserts with reduced amounts of sugar. This slim cookbook by American cookbook legend Ruth Berolzheimer offers 250 ways to stretch sugar and use alternative sugars to deal with rationing (while also offering helpful tips for today's healthier cooks). Recipes include maple fluff, honey applesauce cake, pineapple pie, honey custard sauce, and more. Early bookstore stamp on verso of front wrapper. Interior generally quite nice, only minor wear to bright original wrappers. A near-fine copy.

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