Old-Time Brand-Name Desserts
Inside the Old-Time Brand-Name Desserts cookbook, you'll find dessert recipes, illustrations, and advice from recipe pamphlets of some of the most trusted food brands in America.
Format: Hardcover, 92 pages.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Author: Bunny Crumpacker
Description: Desserts are the sweetest part of any meal, and desserts are the subject of Bunny Crumpacker's follow-up to her best-selling Old-Time Brand-Name Cookbook.
Here again, in Old-Time Brand-Name Desserts, are nostalgia-rich recipes and enchanting illustrations, all from recipe pamphlets issued over the last century by America's favorite food manufacturers.
Artfully adapted for today's health-conscious kitchens are recipes for favorite dessert classics, from strawberry shortcake to brownies and blondies, and for such offbeat delicacies as Quick Dobos Torre, Lady Goldenglow's Second Mystery Cake, and Milton Berle's Peach Cobbler.
All are culled from Crumpacker's collection of over 500 pamphlets, dating from 1875. The earliest pamphlets introduced new "processed" foods -- like baking powder, powdered gelatin, packaged yeast -- and then-exotic fruits like bananas and pineapples. The pamphlets taught a generation of American women how to cook with the new foods, how to save time in the kitchen, and how to be sure a recipe would work every time it was used.
From the food fashions of yesteryear to today's most up-to-date kitchen, these recipes remind us of home at its best, when the whole family gathered to eat together and everybody believed that this was the food that would keep us healthy, safe, and happy. These recipes are about love.
Old-Time Brand-Name Desserts includes recipes, artwork, anecdotes, and quotes from the original pamphlets. The recipes combine the best of what once was with all the possibilities of today and tomorrow. Collectors and cooks alike will delight in this treasure-filled look at America's kitchen heritage.
Condition: Good condition.
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