Tag Archives: cookbooks

Great Collections: March 2019

Great Collections: March 2019

For the Love of Cooking Sue Jimenez, a retired forensic anthropologist who grew up in Toronto but has called Albuquerque, New Mexico home for the last 25 years, holds the Guinness Record for the world’s largest cookbook collection, with over 6,500 volumes ranging from the late 1800s to modern day cuisine. A born researcher, Sue […]

Antiques Peek: November 2016

Antiques Peek: November 2016

Vintage Cookbooks by Jessica Kosinski Have you ever wondered what people used to do back before there were restaurants and fast food joints on every corner? And what used to go on before cell phones, iPods, and other technologies existed? The answer is simple. Families spent more times cooking and eating with each other in […]

Hearth to Hearth: Poetry in Cookbooks

Hearth to Hearth: Poetry in Cookbooks – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2002 We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without conscience and live without heart; We may live without friends; we may live without books; But civilized man can not live without cooks. He may live without books,-what is knowledge […]

Hearth to Hearth: Frontispieces of Old Cookbooks

Hearth to Hearth: Frontispieces of Old Cookbooks – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2001 At the beginning of many a cook book is a frontispiece, an illustration that tells us something about the culinary aspirations of its author. No matter what its theme, it promotes the cookbook as a harbinger of current dining fashion. Sometimes […]