Sunset Cookbook of Favorite Recipes, Lane Publishing Co., 1949, First Edition, HC, VG.

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Chase, Emily [ed.], and Antonio Sotomayor [illus.]. San Francisco: Lane Publishing Co., 1949. 
English, First Edition, Very Good, HC, 8vo, 8 1/2" x 6 1/2", 415 pp.

Green cloth over board with internal spiralbound, featuring a white and orange illustration to front, white and orange lettering to front, back, and spine, age-toning to edges of text block, minor wear to head and tips, light soiling to panels and spine, small loss of pp. 76 stuck onto pp.77, otherwise, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. [10] 415 pp., replete with black line illustrations by Antonio Sotomayor. Includes Foreword, Notes to the Cook, Index, and 17 culinary sections including, "Appetizers and Beverages," "Breads," "Egg and Cheese Dishes," "Rice, Pastes, and Cornmeal Dishes," "Vegetables," "Fish and Shellfish," "Sauces, Stuffings, and Relishes," "Desserts," "Jellies, Jams, Preserves, and Pickles," and many more. From Foreword: "Here are the finest recipes which have appeared in the monthly issues of Sunset Magazine over a period of twenty years...These recipes have been selected not only from the Magazine's popular Kitchen Cabinet recipes, but also from other food articles, including Adventures in Food, Taste Tips, and seasonal features." This is epicurean time travel to the tastes that defined mid-century American home cooking.

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