The Canadian Cook Book “was Canada's first mass-produced cookbook [that] emphasized nutrition, reflected the pre-World War I development of household science economics courses which combined arranging menus, home administration, budgeting, finance and efficiency with cooking and serving, and the postwar liberation of women through related workplace positions.”

Canadian Cook Book by Nellie Lyle Pattinson 1927

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 Condition: Very Good - Text is clean and unmarred.  Binding is tight.  Head, tail, corners, hinge and spine minor have minor wear.  Some rubbing navy blue cloth boards with clear gilt lettering. Has previous owner's name n inscribed on back of front board and front-end fore paper.  

The Canadian Cook Book “was Canada's first mass-produced cookbook [that] emphasized nutrition, reflected the pre-World War I development of household science economics courses which combined arranging menus, home administration, budgeting, finance and efficiency with cooking and serving, and the postwar liberation of women through related workplace positions.”  Lorne Bruce -head of archival and special collections at the University of Guelph.  Produced to meet the need for a recipe book for girls learning domestic science in the new technical schools, the blue cookbook quickly became the textbook in schools nationwide. 

Publishing Details
Hardcover: 451 pages
The Ryerson Press. Fourth edition Revised and Enlarged (January 1927)
ASIN: ‎B002WPQHVW
Dimensions: 19.5 x 13.5 cm. 

Weight: 574 g