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Antilope

Old Baking Books Free at Openlibrary.org

There are many old baking books in e-formats at the Openlibrary.org
Here are some interesting ones I found that you can read online
or downloaded for free in various formats such as PDF, EPUB, MOBI, etc.


Ryzon Baking Powder Baking Book 1916 - with color illustrations
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1472910W/Ryzon_baking_book


GOLD MEDAL FLOUR COOK BOOK Published 1910
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL7870393W/GOLD_MEDAL_FLOUR_COOK_BOOK


Book of American Baking 1910 - Bakery Volume Recipes from Trade Publication
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16455754W/Book_of_American_baking


A Treatise on Flour, Yeast, Fermentation, and Baking 1914 - Bakery Volume Recipes from The Fleischmann Co.
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849610W/A_treatise_on_flour_yeast_fermentation_and_baking_together_with_recipes_for_bread_and_cakes


The_Fleischmann_Treasurey_Of_Yeast_Baking_ (1962)
http://archive.org/details/The_Fleischmann_Treasurey_Of_Yeast_Baking_


Grocers' manual: 1888 containing recipes, formulas and instructions for the manufacture of baking powders, flavoring extracts, essences, condiments, etc.
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15373341W/Grocers'_manual_containing_recipes_formulas_and_instructions_for_the_manufacture_of_baking_powders_f


The modern baker, confectioner and caterer 1907
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:modernbakerconfe05kirkuoft/The_modern_baker_confectioner_and_caterer_a_practical_and_scientific_work_for_the_baking_an...


Baker's bread 1913 - Bakery Volume Recipes
http://openlibrary.org/books/OL6558710M/Bakers'_bread.


A treatise on bread, and bread-making 1837
http://openlibrary.org/books/OL13447596M/A_treatise_on_bread_and_bread-making.


Modern Practical Baking 1921
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL210964W/Modern_practical_baking


Vienna bread 1909
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16333912W/Vienna_bread


New England breakfast breads, luncheon and tea biscuits 1891
http://openlibrary.org/books/OL7223020M/New_England_breakfast_breads_luncheon_and_tea_biscuits

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Antilope

Here's a link to online e-copies of old cooking brochures and booklets you can either read online or download in various formats (for free) at Archive.org.

The story of Crisco (1914).
http://archive.org/details/storyofcrisco00neil

The story of Crisco (1920).
http://archive.org/details/cu31924089587624

The story of Crisco (1921).
http://archive.org/details/storyofcrisco00neilrich

Mazola_Perfect_For_Deep_Frying (1925).
http://archive.org/details/Mazola_Perfect_For_Deep_Frying

Aunt Jenny's Favorite Recipes (Spry shortening) about 1940.
http://archive.org/details/auntjennysfavori00camb

Snowdrift secrets the perfect shortening for all cooking (c1913).
http://archive.org/details/snowdriftsecrets00rorerich

The Calumet cook book (1916).
http://archive.org/details/calumetcookbook00calu

My favorite receipt, Royal Baking Powder Company (1909).
http://archive.org/details/myfavoritereceip00roya

The Royal Baker and Pastry Cook (1895).
http://archive.org/details/royalbakerpastry00roya

The_Fleischmann_Treasurey_Of_Yeast_Baking_ (1962).
http://archive.org/details/The_Fleischmann_Treasurey_Of_Yeast_Baking_

Ryzon baking book, baking powder (1917).
http://archive.org/details/cu31924089597227

60_Prize_Winning_Formulas_Pillsbury_US_Bake_Off_BK850_ (1950).
http://archive.org/details/60_Prize_Winning_Formulas_Pillbury_US_Bake_Off_BK850_

Betty Crocker's Cookbook for boys & girls (1975).
http://archive.org/details/bettycrockerscoo00croc

GOLD MEDAL FLOUR COOK BOOK (1910).
http://archive.org/details/goldmedalflour00washrich

Velveeta Recipe Booklet
http://archive.org/details/VelveetaRecipeBooklet8

Pet Milk Recipe book
http://archive.org/details/PetMilkRecipeBook

Armour and company Recipe leaflet
http://archive.org/details/recipeleafletsco00armo

The World's fair recipe book (1893).
http://archive.org/details/worldsfairrecipe00land

All-Canadian recipe book. (2012).
http://archive.org/details/allcanadianrecip11698cana

Good Housekeeping's Book of Recipes (1920).
http://archive.org/details/goodhousekeep2000good

Prego Spaghetti sauce recipes
http://archive.org/details/PregoSpaghettiSauceRecipes

Vermont_Maid_Syrup_Recipes (1932).
http://archive.org/details/Vermont_Maid_Syrup

Cooking With Dr Pepper
http://archive.org/details/CookingWithDrPepper

Recipes_For_Eatmor_Fresh_Cranberries_ (1953).

http://archive.org/details/Recipes_For_Eatmor_Fresh_Cranberries_

Sunset all-western cook book (1933).
http://archive.org/details/sunsetallwestern00callrich

Meals on wheels; a cook book for trailers and kitchenettes (c1937).
http://archive.org/details/mealsonwheelscoo00willrich

Hershey's Catalog of chocolate and cocoa products (early 1900's?).
http://archive.org/details/catalogofchocola00hers

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dabrownman

A treatise on bread, and bread-making 1837
http://openlibrary.org/books/OL13447596M/A_treatise_on_bread_and_bread-making.

And don't really know where to start,  I don't there is anyone this man wouldn't have offended in some way today!  What a hoot!  And then there are some things that ring true today.

Thanks for posting this.

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Crider

We still have a modern facsimile of the Graham Cracker to this day!

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dabrownman

:-)  Wouldn't it be cool if he really invented the Graham Cracker rather than just being one!

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Crider

I'm bookmarking this one. Thanks.

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Antilope

The yeast cell 1949
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL185548W/The_yeast_cell


Microwave baking of yeast raised doughs 1979 by Kansas State University
http://openlibrary.org/search?q=yeast&has_fulltext=true


Make Your Own Freezer Yeast Doughs by the Robin Hood Flour company 1990's
http://archive.org/details/MakeYourOwnFreezerYeastDoughs


Salt-rising bread and some comparisons with bread made with yeast 1912
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13842747W/Salt-rising_bread_and_some_comparisons_with_bread_made_with_yeast


Leavening agents; yeast, leaven, salt-rising fermentation, baking powder, aerated bread, milk powder 1914
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:leaveningagentsy00hartrich/Leavening_agents_yeast_leaven_salt-rising_fermentation_baking_powder_aerated_bread_milk_powder


Home made bread 1920 Golden Gate Compressed Yeast Co. in San Francisco
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16754381W/Home_made_bread


Grape culture in California, Yeasts from California grapes 1908
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16501213W/Grape_culture_in_California

 

Home bakings 1912 by Golden Gate Compressed Yeast Co. in San Francisco
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5372384W/Home_bakings


The complete confectioner, pastry-cook, and baker 1846
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16741983W/The_complete_confectioner_pastry-cook_and_baker


The royal baker and pastry cook By Royal baking powder company 1888, 1895
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849130W/The_royal_baker_and_pastry_cook


Modern mixes for bakers By Calumet baking powder co 1914
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16455737W/Modern_mixes_for_bakers_...


Bread and cake baking 1877
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16455736W/Bread_and_cake_baking


A practical guide for the cake and bread baker 1884
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849100W/A_practical_guide_for_the_cake_and_bread_baker


The chemistry of wheat, flour, and bread, and technology of breadmaking 1886
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16511407W/The_chemistry_of_wheat_flour_and_bread_and_technology_of_breadmaking


Bread and bread-making 1889
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849125W/Bread_and_bread-making


The history of bread from pre-historic to modern times 1904
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:historybreadfro00ashtgoog/The_history_of_bread_from_pre-historic_to_modern_times


How to make bread 1910
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16759761W/How_to_make_bread


Some points in the making and judging of bread 1913
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:somepointsinmaki1025bevi/Some_points_in_the_making_and_judging_of_bread


Siebel's manual and record book for bakers and millers 1917
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849469W/Siebel's_manual_and_record_book_for_bakers_and_millers


War-time breads and cakes 1918
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL205997W/War-time_breads_and_cakes


The chemistry of breadmaking 1921
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15742093W/The_chemistry_of_breadmaking


Home baked bread By Agriculture Canada. Food Advisory Division 1980
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16326216W/Home_baked_bread


The American pastry cook 1894
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL4816223W/The_American_pastry_cook


The modern baker 1903 - Bakery recipes by weight
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849600W/The_modern_baker


Bakers' secrets 1885 - Bakery recipes by weight
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849120W/Bakers'_secrets


The baker's hand book 1895
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849305W/The_baker's_hand_book


Flour milling 1917
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL7895065W/Flour_milling


Wheat flour: its weight and moisture content 1922
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1470241W/Wheat_flour


Graham flour 1913
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL7766405W/Graham_flour


Use rice flour to save wheat 1918 by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:usericeflourtosa119unit/Use_rice_flour_to_save_wheat


The story of a grain of wheat 1903
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL4204859W/The_story_of_a_grain_of_wheat


Descriptive pamphlet of the Richmond (Flour) Mill Furnishing Works 1873
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL16744563W/Descriptive_pamphlet_of_the_Richmond_Mill_Furnishing_Works

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dabrownman

3rd edition 1913 is a much better read.  Love these recipes that start  1 pail of ferment, 1 pail of water and 1 pail of milk where he notes that he is using the standard 10 quart pail unless he specifically notes a 20 qt pail.

Lots of really cool old recipes that don't have to be made by the 'matron' of the home rather than the sevants

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Antilope

I like the recipes with weights instead of volumes in Paul Richards book. I might be tempted to do a baker's percentage and make a loaf or two of some of those old recipes.

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gary.turner

I wonder if Mark Sinclair (mcs) has read this tome?

Meals on wheels; a cook book for trailers and kitchenettes (c1937).
http://archive.org/details/mealsonwheelscoo00willrich

cheers,

gary

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cranbo

great thread, thanks for posting these links!

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Antilope

Stoves for 1904 (illustrated catalog)by Sears,Roebuck and Co.
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:StovesFor1904/Stoves_for_1904


Jewel stoves, ranges, and furnaces (illustrated catalog)1911
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL6477036W/Jewel_stoves_ranges_and_furnaces


National stove, ranges and furnaces (illustrated catalog)1925
http://archive.org/details/NationalStoveRangesAndFurnaces


National stoves, ranges and heaters (illustrated catalog)1950
http://openlibrary.org/books/ia:NationalStovesRangesAndHeaters/National_stoves_ranges_and_heaters


Novelty Brand stoves and ranges (illustrated catalog)(1914)
http://archive.org/details/NoveltyStovesAndRanges


Peninsular stoves and ranges. (illustrated catalog)(1931)
http://archive.org/details/PeninsularStovesAndRanges


Illustrated catalogue of light and dark glazed Bristol ware (illustrated catalog)1900?
http://archive.org/details/illustratedcatal00eswa


Tin ware and tinners' supplies (Pots, pans, etc) (illustrated catalog)1889
http://archive.org/details/tinwaretinners00robeuoft


Enameled Steel Pots & Pans (illustrated catalog) (1915)
http://archive.org/details/smpline00smpcuoft


Bakery Equipment Trade Catalog (illustrated catalog) 1907
http://archive.org/details/catalog00bruc

Oneida Brewing Company Premium catalog. (illustrated catalog) (1914)
http://archive.org/details/premiumcatalog00onei

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Antilope

1881 Crackers and Cookies Sample Catalog - in color. Pictures of crackers and cookies from 1881.

Direct e-book link
http://www.archive.org/stream/descriptivesampl00dozi#page/n1/mode/2up

Library page listing book
http://openlibrary.org/works/OL13849971W/Descriptive_sample_book_of_goods_manufactured_by_Dozier-Weyl_cracker_co

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Kitchen Barbarian

Go check out Project Gutenberg.  A lot of the books on the Internet Archive as well as openlibrary were lifted from Project Gutenberg to start with.  If nothing else, it's fun to read the strange (to us) quantity units, and the methods for telling how hot your hearth fire or inglenook is so you could estimate how long to bake something.