The Tailgate Cookbook by April Herbert 1970 Football Games Camping


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“The Tailgate Cookbook” cookbook subtitled “A Practical Handbook of Delightful Meals for Campers, Travelers, and Sports Enthusiasts” by April Herbert. Published by Funk & Wagnalls in 1970, this is a Book Club edition. The cookbook is a hard cover with a dust jacket, measuring 5½ x 8½ inches with 201 pages. It is in very good gently used condition, the pages are clean and unmarked but the dust jacket has wear / tears around the edges.


The cookbook is organized by the activity the recipe would be useful cooked during rather than the type of food as a traditional cookbook. These sections or activities include:

Stoves, Staples, and Serendipity ~ hints to simplify preparations, packing and cooking; suggested food and equipment lists
Haute Cuisine and Camping Out ~ camp stove cookery
The Red Glow of Coals ~ unusual recipes for the charcoal chef whether camping or on an outing
A Long Day’s Journey ~ meals prepared at home to eat in the car or at a roadside picnic
The Sports Arena ~ from tailgate spreads for football games to hearty soups on ski slopes
The Enlightened Sandwich ~ new and nutritional combinations for people on the go
Friendly Sidekicks ~ hors-d’oeuvres, salads, vegetables, breads and desserts for all occasions
Back to the Basics ~ marinades, sauces, dressings, and beverages

This unusual book includes 3oo recipes that can be prepared on a potable camp stove, BBQ or charcoal grill. Practical as well as yummy, perfect for a campsite or on a station wagon tailgate.

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Additional information

Weight 31 oz
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 3 in