Encore Cookbook - Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra

Encore Cookbook from the Women's Association of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra presents 300 recipes from musicians across the globe. This edition of the cookbook was published in 1958 which makes it a great vintage cookbook collectible. Both cook and music lover will enjoy Encore's recipe choices from 150 top artists in the music world in the 1950s. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 308 pages. 

Copyright: 1958, Third Edition 

Publisher: Random House 

Author: Women's Association of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Inc. 

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Description: A Cookbook of the Favorite Dishes of the World's Most Famous Musicians. A unique cookbook to be treasured alike by gourmet and music lover, encore is a complete collection of recipes written in easy, step- by-step style. James Melton, Licia Albanese, Eugene Ormandy, Gladys Swarthout, Rudolf Serkin, Yehudi Menuhin, Robert Merrill, Lily Pons and George London are but a few of the more than 150 great names of the world of music whose favorite dishes are included in this potpourri. 

Compiled by the Women's Association of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Inc., here are more than 300 exciting recipes of every description, especially contributed by artists from countries the world over. The recipes have been edited and tested for your enjoyment and use in family kitchens by the Minnesota Home Economics Association. Great care has been taken to keep intact the charm and individuality of each dish as set down by the donors. 

Encore gives you complete and workable directions for preparing the appetizers, soups, sauces, spaghetti and pasta which are the specialties of the world's most honored musicians. There are recipes for main dishes, for fish, meats and poultry, for vegetables, salads, breads, cakes, cookies, pastries and desserts. The chapters are arranged to facilitate menu planning, with a general index for easy reference. 

Francis Robinson, Assistant Manager of the Metropolitan Opera Company, has written the delightful introduction for the book. The illustrations are the work of the famed orchestra conductor Antal Dorati. Pictures and anecdotal biographies of the contributing artists complement the good eating found in Encore, a cookbook with a distinctive flavor. 


Condition: Back of dust jacket has several small tears. Front has corner wear. Interior pages great condition. 

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