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The Vintage Baker / Jessie Sheehan

  • Now Serving 727 N. Broadway, Unit 133 Los Angeles, CA 90012 (map)

Author Jessie Sheehan in conversation with Season 2 winner of The Great American Baking Show, Amanda Faber. Book signing to follow. FREE EVENT. RSVP to

This keepsake cookbook features fetching retro patterns and illustrations, luscious photography, an embossed foil cover, and—surprise! —a tiny, vintage-style, booklet inside. Blue-ribbon recipes inspired by baking pamphlets from the 1920s to the 1960s are rendered with irresistible charm for modern tastes in this sweet package. Here are more than 50 cookies, pies, cakes, bars, and more, plus informative headnotes detailing the origins of each recipe and how they were tweaked into deliciousness. For home bakers, collectors of vintage cookbooks or kitchenware—really, anyone who loves beautiful, quirky gifts—this is a gem.

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