[Sca-cooks] OOP Odd "Cookbooks" Found

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 6 07:17:57 PST 2006

I just ordered Volumes 2 and 3 and George The Housewife through 
Alibris.  I need some amusement value right about now.


Terry Decker wrote:
> It's not a vanity press job, but it is self published.  They had a number of 
> other books, such as "George the Housewife."  Herter's originally supplied 
> equipment for rural families in Minnesota and other sates around the Great 
> Lakes, then went nationwide.  Their catalog from the late 60's and early 
> 70's was a treasure trove, that was considerably slimmed by the late 70's. 
> I think they went under around 78 or 79.
> Bear
>> Obvious vanity press job but full in interesting lore from one opinionated
>> tall-tale-teller's point of view.  Hours of entertainment.  I keep it 
>> filed
>> with "Americana" in my personal cookbook collection.
>> Selene
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