Los Angeles: The Times-Mirror Company, 1905.
First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good. Item #CAT000042
Original printed white cloth, light wear, hinges a little rubbed, scattered mostly minor foxing internally, title page browned. Undated, ca. 1908. There seem to be two bindings and two issues, one in red cloth, one in white and one with a 25 cent price on the cover and one with 35 cents. This is the 25 cent issue. 105pp. Cagle/Stafford 485.
A collection of prize recipes from the newspaper, the first cook book was published in 1902, there were further collections published in 1911 and 1917. This contains one of the first real collections of Spanish recipes, though many were filtered through the local Protestant culture (e.g. Chili Stew submitted by Florence Osborne) but a number from Mrs. C.Y. Yglesias of Los Angeles (Enchiladas de Chile Verde; Sopa de Albondigas; Chile con Carne; Alligator Pear Salad) seem authentic, delicious and utilize local ingredients like chiles, cilantro and avocado. Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000042.