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Signed by Mable Hoffman Extremely Rare slow-cooker pioneer Crockery Cookery
1975. Own the first slow-cooker book pioneered and signed by the Author herself, Mable Hoffman. It is extremely rare to find a Hoffman signed book. The book is in fantastic condition, the spine is strong and the pages are vibrant and clean. Article on Hoffman describing how her career as the author for the first slow-cooking book accidentally began: Mable Hoffman dies at 88; slow-cooker pioneer wrote 'Crockery Cookery' By Valerie J. Nelson Feb. 28, 2010 Food stylist and home economist Mable Hoffman had been married a good 30 years when a wedding gift caused her career to take an aromatic detour. The recipients of that early 1970s present -- a Crock-Pot -- were newlyweds unsure of what to do with the newly invented electric slow-cooker. But the bridegroom's family owned a publishing company, and he proposed a cookbook featuring the appliance. The job of developing the recipes and writing the pioneering book went to Hoffman, whose test kitchen amounted to 20 slow cookers lined up in her Solana Beach home. The resulting "Crockery Cookery" (1975) was an instant bestseller. It was "the right book" at "the right moment," the New York Times declared in 1976, adding that 20 million Americans who had bought slow cookers "were eager for tips." Hoffman, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Feb. 9 at an assisted-living facility in Del Mar of complications due to a seizure and pneumonia, said Jan Robertson, her daughter. She was 88. The initial infatuation with such slow-cooker recipes as her simple "Round Steak With Rich Gravy" or "Mission Chicken" (with grapes and topped with slivered al … [Click Below for Full Description]
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