|Title||The Little Book of Excellent Recipes. By the Mystery Chef. Copyright 1934 by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J.|
|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 , 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.
|Year Range from||1934|
|Year Range to||1934|
R.B. Davis Company
Davis Baking Powder Company
|Caption||pg  front cover|