September 8, 2010 in Awful Things
My obsession with vintage cookbooks is well-documented elsewhere, but so far I’ve ignored one special type, the redheaded stepchild of those glossy, mass-produced monstrosities: the fundraiser cookbook.
Compiled by churches, schools and other groups, these collections showcase recipes from the home cook, offered up in cheap binding, kept for a short time out of a sense of obligation then unceremoniously dumped in the trash . . . or donated to the library.
Let’s see what the Faculty Wives Club of the L_____ City College and Administrative Departments of the Board of Education (1959-60) are serving up.
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