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Title The Little Book of Excellent Recipes. By the Mystery Chef. Copyright 1934 by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J.
Object Name Booklet
Catalog Number 2010.007.0013
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content The Little Book of Excellent Recipes. By the Mystery Chef. Copyright 1934 by the R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. Softcover, 5" wide x 8" high, 104 pp. including wrappers; center four-page color insert.

The many recipes are for all types of food. Recipes that can use Davis products, Baking Powder or Cocomalt (both made in Hoboken in that era), have them specified in the ingredients. Each page of recipes included promotional advertising for Davis Baking Powder as a page footer, the copy changing from page to page or across the foot of a two-page spread, e.g. "Davis Baking Powder is Accepted by the American Medical Association on Foods."

Copyright for Davis is on page [103], the inside back cover which also has an amusing photograph of a great room or baronial hall captioned: A view in the home of the Mystery Chef.
Date 1934
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1934
Search Terms R.B. Davis Company
Cocomalt
Davis Baking Powder Company
Caption pg [1] front cover
Imagefile 073\20100070013.JPG
Classification Manufacturing
Advertising
Food