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June 2009
Hello, Cupcake!

Karen Tack and Alan Richardson
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008
232 pages, 68 recipes
Theme: cupcakes, creatively decorated
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Black and White Party; chocolate cupcakes, cream cheese frosting, chocolate frosting, June 26-27, 2009

McCall’s Cookie Collection
McCall’s, Orlando, FL: Advance Publishers, 1979
64 pages, 136 recipes
Theme: cookies
Pre-project status: Used regularly
107 Cookbooks use: crisscross peanut cookies, June 26, 2009 Note: subsequently realized I had made this recipe before; adding book to December roster.

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
Ina Garten
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1999
251 pages, 86 recipes
Theme: upscale simple
Pre-project status: Used occasionally
107 Cookbooks use: roasted eggplant spread, parmesan croutons, June 26-27, 2009

The Meatless Gourmet: Favorite Recipes From Around the World
Bobbie Hinman
Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, 1995
466 pages, 357 recipes
Theme: vegetarian, international
Pre-project status: Used often, but less so in recent years
107 Cookbooks use: samosas, cucumber-tomato raita, June 26-27, 2009

The Well-Read Cooks’ Book
Jean Gilbert
Jean Gilbert, 2001
245 pages, 132 recipes
Theme: literary sensibility, joie de vivre, general cookery
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: roasted potatoes with parsley pesto, June 27, 2009

July 2009
500 Tasty Sandwich Recipes

Ruth Berolzheimer, Culinary Arts Institute
Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1950
48 pages, 351 recipes
Theme: sandwiches
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: chicken and bacon salad, salmon and cucumber, beef, July 26, 2009

Desserts
Martha Stewart
New York: Martha Stewart Living, 1998
141 pages, 73 recipes
Theme: desserts
Pre-project status: Frequently thumbed through; the devil’s food cake page shows signs of use, but I don’t remember making the cake and I know I never made the frosting.
107 Cookbooks use: summer fruit tart, July 9, 2009

Joie Warner’s No-Cook Pasta Sauces
Joie Warner
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998
139 pages, 75 recipes
Theme: pasta sauces you don’t cook
Pre-project status: Regularly used
107 Cookbooks use: blue cheese and broccoli sauce, July 9, 2009

Martha Stewart’s Cooking School
Martha Stewart
New York: Clarkson Potter, 2008
492 pages, 258 recipes
Theme: comprehensive general cookery
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: fried chicken, July 25, 2009

Metropolitan Life Cook Book
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
New York: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Press, unk; 1930s?
61 pages, 312 recipes
Theme: general cookery
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: potato salad, July 26, 2009

Super Smoothies
Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, Lori Lyn Narlock
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000
132 pages, 50 recipes
Theme: smoothies
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: minty fresh, July 22, 2009

Tempting Low-Cost Meals for 2 or 4 or 6
Pet Milk
St. Louis: Pet Milk Co., 1940
31 pages, 48 recipes
Theme: Pet Milk
Pre-project status Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: orange glazed muffins, July 22, 2009

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest
Carol W. Costenbader
North Adams, MA: Storey Press, 2002
334 pages, 171 recipes
Theme: preserving
Pre-project status: Used for jams and jellies
107 Cookbooks use: agar berry jam, July 21, 2009

What Mrs. Dewey Did With the New Jell-O!
General Foods
White Plains, NY: General Foods, 1933
24 pages, 48 recipes
Theme: Jell-O
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: cool melon salad

August 2009

500 Delicious Salads
Ruth Berolzheimer, Culinary Arts Institute
Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1940
48 pages, 447 recipes
Theme: salads
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: pears with ginger cream, supper salad bowl, August 18, 2009

Franks to the Aid of the Party
Martha Logan
Swift’s Premium, date unknown
24 pages
Theme: hot dogs
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: Kitchen Party, Franks with assorted relishes, Aug. 9, 2009

Health-For-Victory Club Meal Planning Guide
Home Economics Institute
Mansfield, OH: Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co., 1943
69 pages, 309 recipes
Theme: wartime cookery
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: deviled eggs, bacon-cheese sandwich filling, August 16, 2009

Mediterranean Fresh
Joyce Goldstein
New York: W.W. Norton, 2008
329 pages, 140 recipes
Theme: salad meals
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Greek country salad, peach and tomato salad, oregano garlic vinaigrette, citrus and black pepper dressing, August 27, 2009

Miss Leslie’s Secrets: What Every Bride Should Know
Eliza Leslie
Santa Cruz: Wild Goose Press, 1999 (reprint of 1854 original)
510 pages, 546 recipes
Theme: general cookery
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: sunderlands or jelly puffs, August 30, 2009

Modern Homemaker
Modern Homemaker
Los Angeles: Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp., 1946
24 pages, 126 recipes
Theme: home canning
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: peach jam, August 22, 2009

Pasta Recipes and Techniques
Julia Della Croce, Cooking Club of America
New York: DK Publishing, 1999
162 pages, 135 recipes
Theme: pasta
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: potato gnocchi and fresh tomato sauce, August 29, 2009

Smoothies: 50 Recipes for High-Energy Nourishment
Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, Lori Lyn Narlock
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997
105 pages, 50 recipes
Theme: smoothies
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: kiwi kiss, August 23, 2009

Three Bowl Cookbook: The Secrets of Enlightened Cooking From the Zen Mountain Center
David Scott and Tom Pappas
Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 2000
123 pages, 120 recipes
Theme: Zen Buddhism, seasonality
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: quinoa tabbouleh, sweet sauteed cherry tomatoes, and basil hummus, August 23, 2009

September 2009

Come & Eat
Pillsbury
Minneapolis: Pillsbury, 1999
96 pages, 58 recipes
Theme: Pillsbury products
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: Biscuit-Topped Fiesta Supper, September 22, 2009

Curries Without Worries
Sudha Koul
Pennington, NJ: Cashmir, 1989
137 pages, 68 recipes
Theme: Indian
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food
Jessica Seinfeld
New York: Melcher Media/Collins, 2007
204 pages, 106 recipes
Theme: sneaking vegetables into children’s food
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: burgers, macaroni and cheese, chocolate chip cookies, September 20, 2009

Mrs. Beeton’s Every Day Cookery and Housekeeping Book
Isabella Beeton
New York: Gallery Books (reprint of original London: Ward, Lock & Co. edition), 1984 (reprint of 1865 edition)
404 pages, 1,650 recipes
Theme: general cookery
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Ethel Brennan and Georgeanne Brennan
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995
61 pages, 30 recipes
Theme: sun-dried tomatoes
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Culinary Institute of America Vegetables
Culinary Institute of America
New York: Lebhar-Friedman Books, 2007
284 pages, 166 recipes
Theme: vegetables (not strictly vegetarian)
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Eating Well Dessert Cookbook
Eating Well Magazine
New York: Artisan/Workman, 1996
182 pages, 150 recipes
Theme: desserts, healthy
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook: The Original Classics
Martha Stewart
New York: Clarkson Potter, 2007
656 pages, 1,100 recipes
Theme: comprehensive general cookery
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals
Missy Chase Lapine
Philadelphia: Running Press, 2007
264 pages, 87 recipes
Theme: sneaking vegetables into children’s food
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: masterful mac and cheese, bonus burgers, and unbelievable chocolate chip cookies, September 6, 2009

October 2009

A Man, A Can, A Plan: 50 Great Guy Meals Even You Can Make
David Joachim
New York: Rodale for Men’s Health, 2002
43 pages, 50 recipes
Theme: canned food
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Everyday Cooking With Dr. Dean Ornish
Dr. Dean Ornish
New York: HarperCollins, 1996
328 pages, 150 recipes
Theme: heart-healthy cooking
Pre-project status: Used occasionally
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Food & Wine: Fast
Food & Wine
New York: American Express Publishing, 2004
91 pages, 222 recipes
Theme: quick, elegant cooking
Pre-project status: Never used
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Microwave Cookbook
Joyce Kenneally
New York: Hearst Books, 1990
387 pages, 596 recipes
Theme: microwave cookery, comprehensive
Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Vegetarian Express
Nava Atlas and Lillian Kayte
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1995
197 pages, 156 recipes
Theme: quick vegetarian cookery
Pre-project status: Used often
107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

November 2009

A World of Good Eating

author unknown

Phillips Publishers, 1951

128 pages, 135 recipes

Theme: recipes from around the world

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Favorite Comfort Food

Martha Stewart

New York: Martha Stewart Living, 1999

142 pages, 93 recipes

Theme: comfort food

Pre-project status: Used frequently, especially for the macaroni and cheese recipe

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

I’m Just Here for the Food Version 2.0

Alton Brown

New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2006

320 pages, 93 recipes

Theme: principles of cooking rather than just recipes

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Recipes for a New Majority: Cooking From All Your Favorite Democrats

Democratic Party of Oregon

Portland: Democratic Party of Oregon, 1995

90 pages, 87 recipes

Theme: Recipes provided by Democrats (fundraiser publication)

Pre-project status: Used fairly often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Food and Life of Oaxaca

Zarela Martinez

New York: MacMillan, 1997

325 pages, 151 recipes

Theme: Mexican, specifically Oaxaca

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Laurel’s Kitchen Bread Book

Laurel Robertson

New York: Random House, 1984

428 pages, 122 recipes

Theme: bread

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The New Hostess of To-Day

Linda Hull Larned

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1918

399 pages, 1,975 recipes

Theme: general cookery

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons

Nava Atlas

Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1996

153 pages, 127 recipes

Theme: vegetarian soups

Pre-project status: Used occasionally

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

December 2009

Best Recipes From the Backs of Boxes, Bottles, Cans and Jars

Ceil Dyer

New York: Galahad Books, 1982

578 pages, 738 recipes

Theme: Brand-name processed foods as ingredients

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Christmas Cookies

Oxmoor House

Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, 2006

125 pages, 75 recipes

Theme: cookies

Pre-project status: Used at Christmastime

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Cooking Light: What’s For Dinner

Cooking Light

Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, 2004

95 pages, 136 recipes

Theme: quick, light cooking

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Holiday Cookies

Martha Stewart

New York: Martha Stewart Living, 2000

128 pages, 112 recipes

Theme: cookies

Pre-project status: Used regularly at the holidays

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

How to Prepare Exciting Holiday Menus

Charlotte Adams

Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1964

77 pages, 134 recipes

Theme: holiday entertaining (early 1960s)

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home

The Moosewood Collective

New York: Fireside, Simon & Schuster, 1994

390 pages, 207 recipes

Theme: vegetarian, plus fish

Pre-project status: I don’t think I’ve used this one

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Cooking 3

Sandra Lee

Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith, 2007

238 pages, 148 recipes

Theme: “semi-homemade,” or using processed foods as a shortcut to cooking

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Martha Stewart Living Christmas Cookbook

Martha Stewart

New York: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia/Clarkson Potter, 2003

449 pages, 637 recipes

Theme: Christmas cooking

Pre-project status: Used at least a couple of times

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The New Joys of Jell-O

General Foods

White Plains, NY: General Foods, 1974

125 pages, 104 recipes

Theme: Jell-O

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

McCall’s Cookie Collection

McCall’s, Orlando, FL: Advance Publishers, 1979

64 pages, 136 recipes

Theme: cookies

Pre-project status: Used regularly

107 Cookbooks use: crisscross peanut cookies, June 26, 2009

January 2010

Beard on Bread

James Beard

New York: Ballantine Books, 1973

194 pages, 104 recipes

Theme: bread

Pre-project status: Used fairly often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Cooking With Gourmet Grains

Charlene S. Martinsen

Seattle: Stone-Buhr Milling Co., 1971

160 pages, 230 recipes

Theme: grains

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Moosewood Cookbook

Mollie Katzen

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1977

214 pages, 227 recipes

Theme: vegetarian

Pre-project status: Used often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

New Delineator Recipes

Ann Batchelder

Chicago: John F. Cuneo for Butterick, 1930

222 pages, 530 recipes

Theme: general cookery

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Special Diet Recipes

Gerber Products Company

Fremont, MI: Gerber Products Company, 1949

42 pages, 98 recipes

Theme: invalid cookery

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Cake Mix Doctor

Anne Byrn

New York: Workman Publishing, 1999

441 pages, 181 recipes

Theme: cake mix

Pre-project status: Used fairly often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Joy of Cooking

Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker

New York: Scribner, 2006

1,072 pages, 4,500 recipes

Theme: comprehensive general cookery

Pre-project status: I’ve looked up some general information in this edition but not specifically used it to cook with. I grew up on an earlier edition.

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Spice Box Vegetarian Indian Cookbook

Manju Shivra Singh

Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1981

211 pages, 216 recipes

Theme: Indian vegetarian

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

This Can’t Be Tofu!

Deborah Madison

New York: Broadway Books, 2000

123 pages, 91 recipes

Theme: tofu, vegetarian

Pre-project status: I’m not sure if I’ve used this one. I think not.

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

February 2010

Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices

George Leonard Herter and Berthe E. Herter

Waseca, Minn.: Herter’s Inc., 1965

344 pages, 326 recipes

Theme: unstable loner

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Cooking Essentials

Mary Berry and Marlena Spieler, Cooking Club of America

New York: DK Publishing, 1999

163 pages, 105 recipes

Theme: cooking fundamentals

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Eat More, Weigh Less

Dr. Dean Ornish

New York: HarperCollins, 1993

406 pages, 250 recipes

Theme: heart-healthy cooking

Pre-project status: Used occasionally

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Gordon Ramsay’s Healthy Appetite

Gordon Ramsay

Canada: Key Porter Books, 2008

249 pages, 134 recipes

Theme: healthy cooking

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Lidia’s Italy

Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007

347 pages, 140 recipes

Theme: Italian

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Enchanted Broccoli Forest

Mollie Katzen

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1982

290 pages, 270 recipes

Theme: vegetarian

Pre-project status: Used frequently, particularly for bread

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Irreverent Flavor of Nike: Recipes from Nike Employees and Athletes Around the World

Nike

Nike, 1990

113 pages, 95 recipes

Theme: employee cookbook (holiday gift when my husband worked for Nike)

Pre-project use: Used pretty often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Wraps: Easy Recipes for Handheld Meals

Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, Lori Lyn Narlock

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997

105 pages, 50 recipes

Theme: wraps

Pre-project status: Used occasionally

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

March 2010

A Lion in the Kitchen: Meats Edition

Lion’s Clubs

Montgomery, Alabama: Lions Club, date unknown; 1970s?

186 pages, 799 recipes

Theme: Lion’s clubs, meat

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Cookies

Marian Levine

Gaithersburg, MD: The American Cooking Guild, 1989

64 pages, 69 recipes

Theme: cookies

Pre-project status: Used regularly, especially at holidays

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Family Fare: Food Management and Recipes

Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics

U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1950

93 pages, 157 recipes

Theme: general cookery

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites

The Moosewood Collective

New York: Clarkson Potter, 1996

453 pages, 291 recipes

Theme: vegetarian, plus fish

Pre-project status: Used often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Pepper Springs Cook Book

Carmie’s Kitchen

Wylie, TX, date unknown

41 pages, 34 recipes

Theme: chili peppers and spices

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

So Quick With New Bisquick

no author listed

New York: Golden Press for General Mills/Betty Crocker, 1967

108 pages, 260 recipes

Theme: Bisquick

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Joy of Cooking, Vol. 1: Main Course Dishes

Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker

New York: Signet, 1974

602 pages, 2,300 recipes

Theme: comprehensive general cookery

Pre-project status: Used, chiefly as reference

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Thatched Kitchen

Castle & Cooke

Garden City, NY: Doubleday for Castle & Cooke, 1972

78 pages, 117 recipes

Theme: Dole pineapple

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Vegetables Every Day

Jack Bishop

New York: HarperCollins, 2001

377 pages, 342 recipes

Theme: vegetables

Pre-project status: Used fairly often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

April 2010

12 Dozen Time-Saving Recipes

Procter & Gamble

Cincinnati: Procter & Gamble, 1927

55 pages, 153 recipes

Theme: quick cooking, with Crisco

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Cooking for 1 or 2

Katherine Hayes Greenberg and Barbara Kanerva Kyte

Concord, CA: Mariposa Press    , 1982

176 pages, 108 recipes

Theme: basic cooking

Pre-project status: Used numerous times, mostly in college

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Cutco Cook Book: Meat and Poultry

Margaret Mitchell

New Kensington, Pa.: Wear-Ever Aluminum, 1956

123 pages, 204 recipes

Theme: meat

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

New Recipes From Moosewood Restaurant

The Moosewood Collective

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1987

298 pages, 215 recipes

Theme: vegetarian

Pre-project status: Used pretty often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Pure Poultry

Beatrice Ojakangas, Cooking Club of America

Minnetonka, MN: Cooking Club of America, 2000

165 pages, 113 recipes

Theme: poultry

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Text-Book of Cooking

Carlotta C. Greer

Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1915

410 pages, 241 recipes

Theme: general cookery, home economics text

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Classic Carrot Cookbook for 24-Carat Cooks

Norma Jean, ed.

Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs, 1982

123 pages, 274 recipes

Theme: carrots

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Today’s Country Cooking

John Schumacher

Minnetonka, MN: Cooking Club of America, 2008

163 pages, 121 recipes

Theme: country cooking

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Totally Garlic Cookbook

Helene Siegel and Karen Gillingham

Berkeley: Celestial Arts, 1994

95 pages, 51 recipes

Theme: garlic

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

May 2010

A Noodle Dish a Day for Health and Economy

Goodman & Sons

New York: Goodman & Sons, 1938

36 pages, 37 recipes

Theme: noodles, matzo

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

How to Cook Everything

Mark Bittman

New York: Wiley, 1998

890 pages, 1,500 recipes

Theme: comprehensive general cookery

Pre-project status: Used regularly

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Still Life With Menu

Mollie Katzen

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1994

232 pages, 168 recipes

Theme: vegetarian

Pre-project status: Used several times

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The American Frugal Housewife

Mrs. Child

Sandwich, Mass.: Chapman Billies, late 20th c reprint of 1833 edition

123 pages, 76 recipes

Theme: general cookery and household management

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Culinary Institute of America One Dish Meals

Culinary Institute of America

New York: Lebhar-Friedman Books, 2006

207 pages, 144 recipes

Theme: one dish meals

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Great Chile Book

Mark Miller

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1991

156 pages, 19 recipes

Theme: chiles

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Kellogg’s Cookbook

Judith Choate, ed.

New York: Bulfinch Press for Kellogg Kitchens, 2006

244 pages, 187 recipes

Theme: Kellogg’s products

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Whole Soy Cookbook

Patricia Greenberg

New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998

213 pages, 169 recipes

Theme: vegetarian

Pre-project status: Not sure I’ve used this one

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

You Deserve Dessert!

Cooking Club of America

Minnetonka, MN: Cooking Club of America, 2008

163 pages, 252 recipes

Theme: desserts

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

June 2010

300 Healthful Dairy Dishes

Ruth Berolzheimer, Culinary Arts Institute

Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1954

48 pages, 259 recipes

Theme: dairy

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Joys of Jell-O

General Foods

White Plains, NY: General Foods, date unk: early 1970s

88 pages, 265 recipes

Theme: Jell-O

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management

Isabella Beeton

Oxford: Oxford UP, 2000 (reprint of 1861 edition)

574 pages, 292 recipes

Theme: general cookery and household management

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Real Vegetarian Thai

Nancie McDermott

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997

247 pages, 115 recipes

Theme: Thai

Pre-project status: Never used

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Chicken Parts Cookbook

Charles Pierce

New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1996

227 pages, 204 recipes

Theme: chicken

Pre-project status: Used fairly often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The New Soy Cookbook: Tempting Recipes for Tofu, Tempeh, Soybeans & Soymilk

Lorna Sass

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998

115 pages, 42 recipes

Theme: vegetarian

Pre-project status: Not sure I ever used this one

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

The Twinkies Cookbook

Hostess

Berkeley: Ten Speed Press for Interstate Bakeries Corp., 2006

99 pages, 49 recipes

Theme: Twinkies

Pre-project status: Never used; Recipes of the Damned

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

Deborah Madison

New York: Broadway Books, 1997

724 pages, 1,400 recipes

Theme: vegetarian, comprehensive

Pre-project status: Used often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used

Vegetarian Times Complete Cookbook

the editors of Vegetarian Times

New York: MacMillan, 1995

494 pages, 594 recipes

Theme: vegetarian, comprehensive

Pre-project status: Used fairly often

107 Cookbooks use: Not yet used