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The Home Cook Book: Tried, Tested, True --- Compiled By Ladies of Toronto and Chief Cities and Towns in Canada - 125th Anniversary Edition -First Published in 1877 - Canada's First Community Cookbook

Vancouver, British Columbia: Vancouver, BC: Whitecap Books, 2002, 1st Edition thus, First Printing
2002 1552853489 / 9781552853481
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

No Jacket as issued No Dustjacket as Issued
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, small ink number on front blank endpaper, no dustjacket as issued, a facsimile of of the 1878 edition (although bound in different boards, the interior is in facsimile), 384 pages, ---"The Home Cook Book of 1877 was Canada's first fund-raising cookbook, the one that inspired an enduring tradition of community cookbooks. The fourth title in the Classic Canadian Cookbook Series celebrates the 125th anniversary of this nineteenth-century best-seller, which sold more than 100,000 copies. The tried, tested, and proven recipes run the gamut from oysters and omelettes to Lemon Pie, Strawberry Shortcake, and Champagne Cup. An introduction by culinary historian Elizabeth Driver tells the intriguing story behind this landmark cookbook, compiled by the ladies of Toronto and other Canadian cities and towns, for the benefit of the Hospital for Sick Children. ---This 125th anniversary edition of a national culinary treasure belongs in every cookbook collection. Canada's 19th-century best-selling cookbook and first fund-raising cookbook is a landmark publication that changed culinary writing in Canada and helped to define Canadian cuisine. With recipes for everything from soups, salads and pickles to main courses, pies and puddings, this book features such classic dishes as Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding, Oyster Stew, Floating Island and the first printed recipe for Christmas Carrot Pudding. With additional information on dinner etiquette, social observances, menus and a special introduction by culinary historian Elizabeth Driver, this book is certain to remain a classic in homes for years to come. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Price: 13.23 CDN
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