With Bold Knife and Fork, M. F. K. Fisher, 1969, Fine w/Very Good DJ

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With Bold Knife and Fork
Author:
M. F. K. Fisher
Publisher:
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Release Date:
1969
Seller Category:
FOOD AND WINE
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 00485
Notes: A Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Near Fine overall, 8vo, 6 1/2" x 9 1/4." Red paper-colored boards backed with black cloth. Multicolored, pictorial paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering to book spine. Green and black lettering to orange dust jacket spine. Covers lean slightly toward the back, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve, not price-clipped. Dust jacket has a few small spots on spine and back panel, light age toning, and price circled in red pen, else clean and intact. Pages have minuscule age toning, else pristine and intact. 318 pp., including Index. A delightful compendium of prose and over 140 recipes by the noted food writer, M. F. K. Fisher (1908-1992). Excerpt from front flap: "Even if you never cook any of Mrs. Fisher's dishes, you can savor them vicariously--the way they look, smell and taste, their very soul--simply by reading her eloquent and equally flavorful prose. ... Here are dishes for every course of every meal from the simplest to the most esoteric: titbits, appetizers, breads, pastries, fish and fowl, meats, soups, vegetables, desserts, and a whole chapter on that great American phenomenon--the casserole." The Contents are listed as follows: "The Anatomy of a Recipe," "Teasers and Titbits (appetizers)," "Especially of the Evening (soups)," "How to Spring Like a Flea (fish)," "Some Seeds of This Planet (rice, etc.)," "Once a Tramp, Always... (hunger and enjoyment)," "A Recipe for Happy Hens (eggs)," "The Trouble with Tripe (innards)," "The Downward Path (sauces)," "A Proverbial Matter (meats)," "Having Fallen into Place (vegetables)," "Nor Censure nor Disdain (casseroles)," "One Way to Stay Young (salads)," "Questionable Crumpets and Such (breads)," "A Plethora of Pudding (desserts)," "Some Ways to Laugh (drinks)," and "The Secret Ingredient (pickles, etc.)."