“The Frugal Gourmet on Our Immigrant Ancestors” subtitled “Recipes You Should Have Gotten From Your Grandmother” by Jeff Smith. Published by William Morrow and Company in 1990, this is a first edition, first printing. The cookbook is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 6¼ x 9½ inches with 539 pages, it is in excellent gently used condition.
Television’s well-known Frugal Gourmet presents a collection of authentic recipes brought to the United States from around the world, including dishes from Mexico, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, the Middle East, Asia, and others. The cookbook features the cuisine of thirty-five different ethnic groups, encompassing easy-to-prepare dishes ranging from appetizers to desserts.