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Aug 13, 2007 04:50 PM

For Old Cookbook lovers

Old cookbooks in pdf (scanned) and transcripts. Neat site featured in Gourmet magazine in 2005.

Won't hot link unless you allow popups (though it is a university site!). Alternatively, copy this shortcut aqnd paste into your browser. (which I just did without a problem.)

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  1. Wow! What a cool find. Thanks for posting!

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      1. This will get you to the sort function for cookbooks.
        It's a good site and it will load from my snail slow land line, which makes it a great site.

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        1. re: shallots

          neobite and shallots -- yay! other old cookbook lovers! when I return from vacationing on my foodie road trip to Fla., I will be trolling the site for the "oddest" recipes and homemaking ideas. Have fun!

        2. What a super find, alkapal!! This is going to keep me busy for a very long time. I especially like the old Italian cookbooks, as you would imagine. Thanks very much for the link,
          Have fun on your trip.

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          1. re: Gio

            Thanks, I am looking forward to some Southern chowin'. Will need to work it off somehow, but worth every fried shrimp, boiled peanut, and baby back rib!

          2. Great find. Thanks so much for sharing this.

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            1. re: Old Spice

              Much obliged, Old Spice. (My dad wore that sometimes ;-})

              1. re: alkapal

                MANY thanks, alkapal!!

                I had one of those books, and lost it in a move. I've been sorry to be without it, as it had many references that I've wished that I had. I now have it!!!
                Thanks again!


                1. re: violabratsche

                  I am so happy that you cookbook lovers are happy too. Will be ever on the alert! You know, I think cookbook lovers love more than food; they love people, and culture, and memories of good times with family and friends. And they love to create and share. Proud to be part of your circle.