Cookbook, A World of Good Cooking, Ethel Hulbert Renwick, Reference Book, Illustrated, Recipes, Collectible


Cookbook, A World of Good Cooking, Ethel Hulbert Renwick, Reference Book, Illustrated, Recipes, Collectible

A wonderful hardcover cookbook called A World of Good Cooking (or How to Fit Five Continents into an American Kitchen) by Ethel Hulbert Renwick.

This delightful book invites readers to explore global flavors and cuisines, all within the confines of an American kitchen. In this culinary adventure, Renwick takes readers on a journey across continents, sharing recipes, cooking techniques, and cultural insights. Whether you’re craving Asian stir-fries, European pastries, African stews, or South American delicacies, this book aims to satisfy your taste buds and expand your culinary horizons.

8½ inches in length
5¾ inches in width
286 pages
Published by Simon and Schuster -- 1962 -- Book Club Edition

This book is in Very Good condition. The binding is tight and it has been well protected by it's dustcover. The book has no markings in the inside. The pages are all clean and bright. The covers show little shelf ware. The dust cover is in fair condition. It has tears along the front top and bottom and a small piece missing at the top of the spine. It also has sun fading on the spine and cover.

This would make a great gift idea for the person who loves to cook or wants to expand their cooking horizons.

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