Rector's Naughty '90s Cook Book: 1949

Rector's Naughty '90s Cook Book, published in 1949, contains more than 400 famous recipes from George Rector, a legendary restaurateur from the 19th and 20th century and owner of Rector's restaurant in Manhattan, New York. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 247 pages. 

Copyright: 1949, First Edition 

Publisher: Doubleday 

Author: Alexander Kirkland 

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Description: A delightfully wicked blend of recipes and reminiscences of a fabulous era, Rector's Naughty '90s Cookbook brings you more than 400 of the choicest dishes of George Rector, famous restaurateur and bon vivant of this era, along with some delightful profiles, anecdotes and photographs of the famous people of the gay nineties. 

Lillian Russell, Diamond Jim Brady, Edna May, Anna Held, Ethel Barrymore, George M. Cohan, Maxine Elliott, Gentleman Jim Corbett, Lillie Langtry, and others -- introduce the book to you with their favorite recipes leading the procession. The book is divided into twelve categories, covering everything from hors d'oeuvre to desserts. 

Alexander Kirkland, who has an astonishing collection of Victorian memorabilia, has built this unique cookbook around recipes chosen for their outstanding flavorfulness and adaptability to our present-day conception of the streamlined figure and pocketbook. 

A visual as well as a gustatory delight, Rector's Naughty '90s Cookbook is a conversation piece for your parlor which doubles in brass in the kitchen. 


Condition: Dust jacket has tears and some rubbing. Interior great condition. 

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