New York: M. Barrows and Company. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 241 pages; Subtitled "How to use your time, your food, your money in wartime cooking", this book was produced as American women began entering the workforce in large numbers. Instructions in quick cooking and time management for the working woman. Clean and secure in original orange cloth binding invery good dustjacket with edgewear. A brilliant helpful cookbook for family women who entered the workforce as the men were dispatched to the war effort. From the front flap: "Are you doing a war job and running your house too? Or are you just short of help because a daughter or a sister, or the maid has a war job so you have to cook and wash dishes? Moreover, you have to plan the meals -- and find the food -- on war rationing!! ... There are countless double-quick short cuts to meal planning, cooking and serving which have been worked out in Mrs. Allen's own kitchen and which have been tested and retested until all the fuss and waste have been eliminated. She gives them to you here, streamlined for double-quick action." . (Inventory #: 39955)
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