Housekeeper's Friend: A Collection of Tried Recipes Contributed by Various Housekeepers
Watsonville, CA: Pastor's Aid Society of the Christian Church, ca. 1900. 1st. Original wrappers. Most likely first and only edition. 8vo. , 288 pp. Date of publication based on advertising matter. Index. Advertising matter of local merchants interspersed throughout. Publisher's orange wrappers with black lettering. A good copy of an uncommon regional cookbook; only 4 copies located in institutional holdings. Not in Glozer & Glozer or Bitting. Item #17062
Includes sections on Beverages -- Breads -- Breakfast, luncheon and tea dishes -- Cakes -- Candies -- Catsups, sauces and pickles -- Chafing dish cookery -- Fish -- Ices -- Invalid diet -- Meats -- Miscellaneous -- Pies -- Preserves, jellies, etc. -- Puddings -- Salads -- Sauces -- Soups -- Vegetables.