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(Southern - Tennessee) Black, Mrs. Tennessee W. Mrs. Black's Choice Recipes.

65, [9] blank pp., [4] ad pp. Illus. with vignettes. Pictorial gray wrappers with purple floral design surrounding a chafing dish. First Edition. Nashville: Mrs. Black, 1907.

A very rare early 20th century Tennessee cookbook, with recipes for elegant and traditional dishes like peach cocktail, ham croutons, creamed chicken, pate de foi [sic] gras, Creole spaghetti, corn pudding, fried grits, stuffed squash, sweet canteloupe pickle, etc. Seasonal menus are listed at end, along with index. Ads for local businesses at rear, including a mineral water from Thompson Springs. Not in Cook. Near fine. 




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