This is a pair of Tried and True cookbooks. The first one is a 1948 Hampden County Improvement League Home Department’s 400 Tried and True Recipes. This cookbook has a dedication to Mrs. William G. Dwight who served as chairman of the Home Department Executive Committee for 30 years. This cookbook has sections – Facts about Foods, Beverages, Breads, Cakes, Candies, Cheese and Egg Dishes, Cookies, Desserts, Chilled and Frozen Desserts, Fish, Frostings and Fillings, Meat, Pastries, Poultry, Preserves, Salads and Salad Dressings, Sandwiches, Sauces, Soups and Vegetables. This cookbook also has ads from the Western Massachusetts Electric Company, Baker’s Coconut (with recipes), Swans Down Cake Flour (with recipes), Baker’s Chocolate (with recipes), along with local ads.
The second is Tried and True Tummy Teasers by the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Park Ridge, Illinois. This cookbook has sections for Appetizers / Beverages / Brunch Dishes, Breads / Coffee Cakes / Cookies / Cakes / Pies and Desserts, Salads / Salad Dressings / Soups /Sauces / Vegetables and Main Dishes.
These cookbooks are in good vintage condition. The Tried and True Tummy Teasers has some wear to the cover and some stains on 7 pages. The 400 Tried and True Recipes book is in amazing condition and does not look 65 years old.
400 Tried & True Recipes
Measures: 6.25″ by 9″
Tried and True Tummy Teasers
Measures: 7.5″ by 8.5″
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