THE LITTLE BOOK OF EXCELLENT RECIPES Author:The Mystery Chef An OLD, USED BOOK. Illustr., Soft Cover w/staples. Booklet of recipes using Davis Baking Powder. It has explanation of cooking terms, cooking tips along with measurements & weights. The recipes start with biscuits, muffins, breads, through cakes, candy, cookies, to puddings, soups, vegetables and more. "The Little Book of Excellent Recipes by T... more »he Mystery Chef" was a comprehensive cooking paperback produced by Davis Baking Powder and copyrighted 1934. In the introduction the Mystery Chef writes: "To the housewives of the world no tribute can be too great--no compliment can be too generous. They hold in their hands the health and progress of the family and thus, to a great extent, control the destiny of the world". Quite a statement!
Recipes in this vintage cook book include Carmel Custard, Mocha Layer Cake, Ghiveci Cu Carne and Noodles a la Mystery Chef to name just a few. There are black and white illustrations peppered throughout this booklet and a four page colored spread exalting the goodness of Davis Baking Powder. The cookbook is 102 pages in length.« less