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Among the soup-to-nuts chapters, "Yesterdays Side Dishes--Today's Vegetarian Centerpiece," scores with main-dishes like First-Prize Onion Casserole and Welsh Rarebit. "Real Salads and Dandy Dressings" offers equally revivable fare like Brown Derby Cobb Salad and Green Goddess Dressing, while chapters on breads and sweets present the "nostalgic" likes of Monkey Bread, Lazy Daisy Cake, and Dainty Pralines. (Readers should know that other versions of some recipes have appeared in previous Cunningham works.) Illustrated, and with pithy excerpts on food and dining from writers ranging from Brillat-Savarin to Eric Schlosser, the book is another Cunningham treasure. --Arthur Boehm
This is a great cookbook for those who really love home cooking. It has wonderful tried-and-true recipes that everyone loves.Published 7 months ago by Pat S.
It's a cook book, I haven't tried any of the recipes yet, but eventually. please don't pester me anymore about this.Published 12 months ago by pat rice
I was expecting more old fashioned lost recipes. This book had a few, but I thought there would be more.Published 16 months ago by Elizabeth Huonder
I rated this very high as it has a lot of old recipes.
Anyone who loves cook books would enjoy this, and it brings back memories! Read more
Since I am a foodie-I love the idea of thius book and contents. I checked it out of library, and enjoyed so much that ordered!Published 21 months ago by suepen1
Had checked this cookbook out at the library and was fascinated with some of the recipes. New I wanted to own one and found a reasonably priced new copy on Amazon. Read morePublished on August 31, 2012 by A. M. Caldwell
I purchased this book at the used book sale in Ithaca, New York. What a find!! As a twenty-something who only learned to cook post-college, I've struggled to find a collection of... Read morePublished on February 27, 2012 by Rachel Post
I've cooked a dozen or so dishes with great results after I bought the book on Amazon. So I was surprised to see the unfavorable review labeled "Inauspicious start. Read morePublished on October 11, 2011 by Constant Reader
The Cream Biscuits by Chef James Beard Are to Live For! When Hunny "lost" the cookery book,"Lost Recipes:Meals to Share with Friends and Family",was purchased again ASAP. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by cafeaulait