The American Woman's Cook Book (1943)


Wartime Edition of The American Woman's Cook Book,
Featuring Food Substitutions to
Comply with Shortages and Rationing

Berolzheimer, Ruth, editor. The American Woman's Cook Book. Garden City, New York: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1943.

Thick octavo. Hardcover. 1st Edition.

Wartime edition of the cookbook classic, featuring a thumb index and thousands of accessible recipes, also containing information about economies and substitutions to make scarce food supplies go further, quite rare in wartime edition dust jacket. This classic cookbook features thousands of American-style recipes edited by cookbook maven Ruth Berolzheimer, including adaptations for World War II rationing and food shortages. The work also includes dozens of photo illustrations in both black-and-white and color. Book nearly fine, with only mild toning to spine ends. Rare dust jacket with some wear to extremities. A most desirable copy.

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