Cincinnati Cook Book - Children's Hospital
The Cincinnati Cook Book from Children's Hospital shares prize winning recipes from some of the city's top restaurants. This is the first Cincinnati-centric cookbook published and is a great regional collectible and vintage cookbook for your collection.
Format: Softcover spiral bound, 304 pages
Publisher: Children's Hospital Cincinnati
Author: Members of The Cooperative Society of the Children's Hospital
Description: An eastern gourmet, it is said, once wrote off the entire Midwest as a vast gustatorial desert. This book, the first "all-Cincinnati" cook book ever published, certainly gives the lie to that opinion -- at least as far as Cincinnati is concerned.
In these pages can be found pioneer family "receipts" well over a hundred years old, modern "quickie" dishes, and prize recipes from Cincinnati restaurants which enjoy national reputations. Here are dishes originating in eastern and southern states, and authentic specialties from the "Old Country" backgrounds of Cincinnatians.
Cincinnati cookery truly reflects our diversified heritage. Cincinnati was for many years a favored goal as well as a popular staging area for westward-bound Americans. The first settlers came from New England. Soon enterprising Scotch-Irish traders from Fort Pitt were joined by men from the Atlantic seaboard who had capital to invest and who saw Cincinnati as the key to a great trading area. Later on German immigrants as well as other Europeans settled here and contributed further to Cincinnati's distinctive character.
Condition: Covers have some creases. Interior pages have some small spot spread throughout the book.
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