Balanced Recipes

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Ames, Mary Elizabeth. Prepared Under The Personal Direction Of Mary Ellis Ames Head Of The Staff Of Pillsbury’s Cooking Service. Minneapolis: Pillsbury Flour Mills Company, 1933. First Edition. 223 recipe cards bound in descending order. 23 x 16.5 cm. 3 x 5 recipe cards with thumb tabs bound into eleven ring aluminum art deco clamshell binding. Introduction explains the “Pillsbury’s home-type experimental kitchen in Minneapolis…is maintained entirely for service to the women of America. If you have any cooking or dietary problem which is troubling you, any recipe which does not work exactly as you think it should, please feel perfectly free to write to Pillsbury’s Cooking Service for help.” A charming look at the type of solicitation used by big business to appeal to homemakers in the early 1930’s. Blank recipe cards in rear with four handwritten recipes. Some scuffing to aluminum case, interior clean. Orig. aluminum embossed clam shell case. Very good. Hardcover.