"Home Comfort" Cook Book: Containing A General Course Of Instruction In The Art Of Home Cooking And Canning Including 1000 Modern Recipes And Valuable Formulae. (Revised Edition: c.1933)

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223 pp. with foreword and introductory. Subtitle: Also Many Pages of Interesting and Valuable Information of Special Character and of Much Interest to the General household with Note -- This Book is not for sale at Book Stores; however, the Company will be pleased to forward a copy to any address upon receipt of cost of Postage and Mailing -- 10 cents. n.d. (but the latest model advertised is No. "CB" Jersey grey enamel with dove tan frames and fittings, 1934). This is not only a cookbook, but a manual for models upto and featuring the "CB" Wrought Iron Stove that was heated by wood or coal, and states that the "Wrought Iron Range Company established in 1864 is entering its seventieth year of range making by introducing its latest and finest product." The manual portion of this volume includes the "Evolution of the 'Home Comfort Range" beginning with the Farmer Cook Stove the first stove manufactured and sold direct to the home by the founders in 1864. It includes illustrations of sectional parts of the "CB" range; details of construction; pressure water heater; directions for set-up and operating; chimney construction (including most common faults in construction and care of chinmeys and test for chimney leaks all illustrated); and laboratory tests conducted by Purdue University. The cook book proper begins like a primer with advice for young cooks and with terms and methods used in cooking, and any number of hints at the back. Sections include Bread and Bread Making, Griddle Cakes and Waffles, Cereals and Cereal Products, Soups and Chowders, Salads and Salad Dressings, Relishes and Sauces, Meats and Meat Specials, Fish and Seafoods, Eggs and Cheese, Sandwiches and Cold Meats, Vegetables and Garden Fruit, Cake and Cake Making, Pies and Pastries, Deserts and Frozen Ices, Beverages and Cold Drinks, Candy and Candy Making, Canning and Preserving. It further includes a formulary, Ropp's Perpetual Calendar and section on calculations, and weights and measures. Only the slightest wear, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black embossed wrappers with gilt lettering and silver bordered gilt iron stove on front wrapper, and black endpapers. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000635

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Title: "Home Comfort" Cook Book: Containing A ...
Publisher: Wrought Iron Range Company
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good ++
Edition: Revised Edition.

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