The Glamour Magazine After Five Cookbook was originally planned as a chart to aid the working girl when she comes home tired and spent from her office only to face the insurmountable problem of preparing an original meal for her husband or companion. But the same problem involving menu planning, recipes and marketing

The Glamour Magazine After Five Cookbook by Beverly Pepper 1952

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Condition: Good Vintage Collectible.  Has some small stains and yellowing otherwise text is unmarked. Front free endpaper missing.  Binding is tight  No Dust Cover

"The Glamour Magazine After Five Cookbook was originally planned as a chart to aid the working girl when she comes home tired and spent from her office only to face the insurmountable problem of preparing an original meal for her husband or companion.  But the same problem involving menu planning, recipes and marketing, the cooking time required faces thousands of other American women too, for where it is was possible, once upon a time, to spend hours planning meals, marketing than cooking. Today we simply cannot repeat this pattern and live. Either we are working at jobs outside of the home or we have other interests. The result for many is that the home, which is the primary goal for us all, suffers -as does our companionship with good food...

This book provides 300 menus for weekdays, Sundays and holiday dinners and includes 1000 dishes menus taken from travels in Europe and America to enliven your daily fare.  From the introduction.

A Sunday Dinner:   Sherried consommé, Hawaiian Roast Lamb, Candied Yam flambé, Buttered Asparagus, Radishes and Olives, Parker House Rolls, Stewed plums a la mode. and Coffee.  A delicious glimpse of 1952. 

Publishing Details
Hardcover: 258 pages
Doubleday, New York,  1952,  reprint 1956
Dimensions: 12 x 2.3 x 19.3 cm
Shipping Weight: 292 g