Cookbook, The New York Times Cookbook, Craig Clairborne, Reference Book, Illustrated, Recipes


Cookbook, The New York Times Cookbook, Craig Clairborne, Reference Book, Illustrated, Recipes

A wonderful hardcover cookbook called The New York Times Cookbook by Craig Clairborne. In 1961, Craig Claiborne, the Food Editor for the New York Times, published a 700+ page cookbook that finally made sense for those kitchen adventurers overcome by wanderlust and the travel bug. With diverse recipes culled from over 10,000 featured dishes published in the pages of the New York Times, this collection of food highlights culinary diversity, curiosity and adventure. As domestic and international travel started to bloom in the 1960's, more and more people were interested in cooking exotic fare from places they have visited or someday wished to see. Craig prepared this cookbook with them in mind. Full of interesting recipes from over 20 countries, along with elegant American fare, he produced a book that frowned upon convenience foods and championed fresh ingredients and unique flavors. He also provided illustrated step by step instructions and expert techniques to ensure consistent success and accurate results. Covering a variety of dishes from France, Greece, Germany, Indonesia, Hungary, Italy, Asia, Scandinavia, Spain, Scotland, the Caribbean, and the Middle East this is a classic cooking bible for the world traveler who wishes to create memorable meals at home that speak of other cultures abroad. An instant bestseller, this cookbook has sold millions of copies and still remains a beloved kitchen staple by cooks everywhere. By incorporating fresh herbs and spices, wine and liqueurs, this cookbook creates fascinating dishes that are interesting, delicious and inviting and sets the stage for stories about where certain recipes come from or fun facts surrounding certain ingredients. This cookbook is the 27th printing of the original 1961 edition, the 27th printing was published in 1981.

9½ inches in length
7 inches in width
717 pages
Published by Harper & Row -- 1981 -- 27th printing

This book is in Very Good condition. The binding is tight and the only marking in the book is a note under the first page on the Appetizers section. It does have rubbing and shelf wear. It is missing its dust cover.

This would make a great gift idea for the person who loves to cook or is just learning to cook.

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