February 25, 2016
And now for this curious archive offering: a cookbook produced and distributed by “your local gas company” in 1936. There are so many for sale online, from every corner of the Eastern Seaboard, that I think this was probably widely syndicated. My copy is from Camden Gas.
It’s written by “the mystery chef,” who had a twice-weekly recipe radio show in Philadelphia.
He also had a pretty nice house:
He offered recipes (if somewhat suspicious ones), from all over the world:
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