“The Appledore Cook Book” by Maria Parloa, 1878

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I pulled this 1878 edition of the Appledore Cook Book at an estate sale today. There were probably 400 cookbooks in the collection, and I skimmed off all of the old ones, probably 70 in total. Most of the cookbooks were from the 1930s to 1960s, with lots of […]

Antiques from Heritage Culinary Artifacts, Napa Valley

Hand-painted citrus juicer, Japan, 1930s-1940s.

Heritage Culinary Artifacts has been a staple at Oxbow Market ever since the venue opened in 2008, but the shop will close at the end of January 2013, after a five-year run. I definitely enjoyed browsing the ever-evolving display of antique cookware, which is now available for purchase online. […]