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The Vintage Baker

More Than 50 Recipes from Butterscotch Pecan Curls to Sour Cream Jumbles
By Alice Gao ; By Jessie Sheehan
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This keepsake cookbook features fetching retro patterns and illustrations, luscious photography, an embossed foil cover, and—surprise! —a tiny, vintage-style, booklet inside. Blue-ribbon recipes inspired by baking pamphlets from the 1920s to the 1...
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This keepsake cookbook features fetching retro patterns and illustrations, luscious photography, an embossed foil cover, and—surprise! —a tiny, vintage-style, booklet inside. Blue-ribbon recipes inspired by baking pamphlets from the 1920s to the 1960s are rendered with irresistible charm for modern tastes in this sweet package. Here are more than 50 cookies, pies, cakes, bars, and more, plus informative headnotes detailing the origins of each recipe and how they were tweaked into deliciousness. For home bakers, collectors of vintage cookbooks or kitchenware—really, anyone who loves beautiful, quirky gifts—this is a gem.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Publication Date: 05/15/2018
ISBN: 9781452163871
Jessie Sheehan is the coauthor of Icebox Cakes (Chronicle Books) and has contributed to many other cookbooks. She writes bakes and develops recipes for sweets in Red Hook Brooklyn not far from her beloved Baked the bakery where she got her start.