Vintage Library:

Here you will find a chronological listing of the vintage cookbooks that call my bookshelf home. Some of these books have been given to me by my Grandmothers, my parents and my dear friends but others I have collected in my travels. Hopefully this list will continue to grow, it would so delight me if it did.

1920′s

Mastercraft in Cakes and Decorating – by W.C. Baker – 1925

1930′s

All About Home Baking – General Foods Corporation – 1933

1940′s

Ruth Wakefield’s Toll House Tried and True Recipes – by Ruth Graves Wakefield – 1945

Purity Cookbook – published by Purity Flour Mills – 1945

Cooking with Goodwill – compiled by and edited by Junior Group, Goodwill Industries, Detroit, Michigan – 1946

1950′s

Ann Pillsbury’s Baking Book – by Ann Pillsbury – 1950

Charleston Receipts – collected by The Junior League of Charleston, South Carolina – 1950

250 Classic Cake Recipes – edited by Ruth Berolzheimer – 1951

300 Pillsbury Prize Recipes – published by Pillsbury Mills – 1952

250 Breads, Biscuits and Rolls – edited by Ruth Berolzheimer – 1953

Purity Cookbook — published by Purity Flour Mills – 1954

The June Platt Cookbook – by June Platt – 1958

The Duncan Hines Dessert Book – compiled by the Duncan Hines Institute – 1958

Pillsbury’s Best of the Bake-Off Collection  – edited by Ann Pillsbury – 1959

1960′s

The New York Times Cookbook – by Craig Claiborne – 1961

The Art of Fine Baking – by Paula Peck – 1961

The Gasparilla Cookbook – compiled by the Junior League of Tampa – 1961

Cakes, Cookies and Pastries – by Myra Waldo – 1962

Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book – by Betty Crocker – 1963

The Memphis Cookbook – compiled by the Junior League of Memphis – 1964

The Stampede Barbecue Round-Up for Outdoor Living – edited by Calgary Rotary Club – 1965

Farm Journal’s Complete Pie Cookbook – edited by Nell B. Nichols – 1965

The French Chef Cookbook – Julia Child – 1968

Favorite Recipes of the North Buffalo Sportman’s Club – compiled by Women’s Auxiliary Kittanning, Pennsylvania – 1968

Social Plains Women’s Institute (AWI) – compiled by the Social Plains Women’s Institute – 1969

The Good Housekeeping Cookbook – edited by Zoe Coulson – 196?

1970′s

The Culinary Arts Institute Encyclopedic Cookbook – edited by Ruth Berolzheimer – 1970

Favorite Recipes by the Prelate Hospital Auxiliary – compiled by the Prelate Union Hospital of Women’s Auxiliary, Prelate, Saskatchewan – 1970

The Pennsylvania Dutch Cookbook – by Gerald S. Lestz – 1970

The New York Times International Cookbook – by Craig Claiborne – 1971

The New Saint Louis Symphony of Cooking – published by the Women’s Association of the St. Louis Symphony Society – 1971

James Beard’s American Cookery – by  James Beard – 1972

The Great American Ice Cream Book – by Paul Dickson – 1973

Beard on Bread – by James Beard – 1973

Recipes For A Small Planet – by Ellen Buchman Ewald – 1973

From The Galleys of Nantucket, Fourth Edition  – compiled by the Ladies Union Circle North Congregational Church, Nantucket – 1975

Grandma Rose’s Book of Sinfully Delicious Cakes, Cookies, Pies, Cheesecakes, Cake Rolls and Pastries – by Rose Naftalin – 1975

The Joy of Cooking – by Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker – 1975

The Zucchini and Carrot Cookbook – by Ruth Conrad Bateman – 1976

Maida Heatter’s Book of Great Cookies – by Maida Heatter – 1977

Moosewood Cookbook – by Mollie Katzen – 1977

The Southern Junior League Cookook – edited by Ann Suranne – 1977

Let’s Cook Something Special – published by the members of Sunset Ridge Church of Christ, San Antonio – 1977 

The Sourdough Cookbook – by Rita Davenport – 1977

The Apartment Vegetarian Cookbook – by Lindsay Miller – 1978

Sherman Service League Celebrates – compiled by the Sherma Service League – 1979

Celebrate The Four Seasons Cookbook, Volume II – published by Hallmark – 1979