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Cooking with Love and Chocolate:
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Drawing of cupid in an apron and chef's hat,  stirring a pot while looking at a cookbook.   Reads,  "Cupid at Home in the Kitchen."  Also stamped with "Central Furniture Co., Inc.  7 & 9 West Broad St."
Front cover of the cookbook, Cupid at Home in the Kitchen, ca. 1910s. From The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920, Duke University.

Albertson, Ellen and Michael Albertson. Temptations: igniting the pleasure and power of aphrodisiacs. New York, Fireside, c2002. 331 p.
    TX652.A373 2002

Anthony, Francis. Cooking pasta with love: more than 200 delicious recipes from the love chef. New York, William Morrow, 1998. 210 p.
   TX809.M17A58 1998

Berezovytch, Liz R. Making it: a cookbook for lovers, elegant and simple cooking for two as taught by the great chefs (and lovers) of Austin, Texas. Austin, Crystal Creek Publications, 1986. 144 p.
   TX652.M2494 1986

Bevona, Don. The love apple cookbook. New York, Funk & Wagnalls, c1968. 169 p.

Bey, Pilaff. Venus in the kitchen: recipes for seduction. Edited by Norman Douglas. San Francisco, Halo Books, 1992. 193 p.
   TX652.B4974 1992

Carlson, Bruce. Aphrodisiac cooking: for folks that might want to put a little zing in their love life. Sioux City, IA, Quixote Press, 1993. 242 p.
   TX714.C37332 1993

Carteris, Ernest, Abby Gail Kirsch and Cynthia Parker. A cookbook for lovers. New York, Hearthside Press, 1970. 221 p.

Cartland, Barbara. Food for love. London, Corgi, 1975. 125 p.
   TX652.C37 1975

Cartland, Barbara. The romance of food. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1984. 176 p.
   TX652.C376 1984

Castelli, A. C. The sensuous artichoke: magic of the artichoke. Riverdale, NY, A. C. Castelli Associates, c1998.
294 p.
   TX803.A7C37 1998

The Chocolate bible: the definitive sourcebook, with over 600 illustrations. New York, Penguin Studio, 1997. 240 p.
   TX767.C5C482 1997

Chocolate collection: 3 cookbooks in 1. Lincolnwood IL, Publications International, 240 p.
   TX767.C5C4837 2000

Cole, Lucy. Cooking for the one you love. New York, F. Fell Publishers, 1982. 200 p.
   TX652.C7125 1982

Crawford, Diane. Recipes of romance. Lincoln, NE, Media, 1988. 202 p.
   TX652.C776 1988

Eberhard, Ailene. The passionate palate: a celebration of love and food. New York, Ballantine Books, c1999. 114 p.
   TX714.E239 1999

Farrow, Joanna. Chocolate box. New York, Rizzoli, 1995. 2 v.
   TX767.C5F39 1995

Favorite brand name best-loved chocolate recipes. Lincolnwood, IL, Publications International, 1996. 384 p.
   TX767.C5F395 1996

Frascone, JonPaul, and Mark Allen David. Aphrodisiac cook book: meals to pep up your love life. Edited by Lori David. Emerson House, c1975. 188 p.

Frazier, Greg and Beverly Frazier. Aphrodisiac cookery ancient and modern. San Francisco, Troubador Press, c1970. 128 p.

Fried, Katrina, Natasha Tabori Fried and Lena Tabori. The little big book of comfort food: 200 of the best home recipes. New York, Welcome Books, 2006. 342 p.
   TX714.F745 2006

Garrett, Doree. Hot, sweet and sticky: 12 romantic feasts to tempt your lover. Roseville, CA, Prima Pub., c2003.
210 p.
   TX652.G373 2003

Gillespie, Gregg R. 1001 chocolate treats. New York, Black Dog & Leventhal, c1996. 423 p.
   TX767.C5G554 1996

Harbison, Elizabeth M., and Mary McGowan. A taste for love: romantic meals for two. New York, Wings Books, 1996. 91 p.
   TX652.H368 1996

Hazelton, Nika Standen. Chocolate! The most delicious chocolate cakes, frostings, cookies, pies, desserts, sauces, drinks, confections: 50 recipes plus a compendium of rules for the cook. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1967. 95 p.

Heatter, Maida. Book of great chocolate desserts. New York, Random House, c1995. 428 p
   TX767.C5H43 1995

Herbst, Sharon Tyler. The food lover’s guide to chocolate and vanilla. New York, Morrow, c1996. 118 p.
   TX767.C5H44 1996

Hershey’s easy baking. Lincolnwood IL, Publications International, c2004. 46 p.
   TX767.C5H455 2004

Hirsch, Sylvia Balser, and Morton Gill Clark. A salute to chocolate. New York, Hawthorn Books, 1968. 218 p.

Holt, Peggy. The lovers’ astrology cookbook, formerly (the way to a man’s heart is through his capricorn). Los Angeles, Price/Stern/Sloan Publishers, 1974. 79 p.
   TX652.H63 1974

Jager, Rebecca Field. How to make love and dinner at the same time: 200 slow-cooker recipes to heat up the bedroom instead of the kitchen. Avon, MA, Adams Media, 2004. 246 p.
   TX827.J34 2004

Johnson-Illi, Ruth. Rezepte der Liebe: himmlische Genüsse aus der aphrodididchen Küche. Aurau, AT Verlag, 1999. 152 p.
   TX652.J653 1999

Jones, Jeanne, and Donna Swajeski. The love in the afternoon cookbook: recipes from your favorite ABC-TV soap operas - Ryan’s Hope, All My Children, One Life to Live, General Hospital. New York, M. Evans, c1983. 160 p.
   TX652.J67 1983

Kaufman, William Irving. The chocolate cookbook. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1968. 168 p.

Kimmerle, Beth. Chocolate: the sweet history. Portland, OR, Collectors Press, c2005. 176 p.
   TX767.C5K56 2005

Kirschbaum, Gabrielle. Picnics for lovers. Toronto, New York, Van Nostrand, c1980. 144 p.
   TX652.K467 1980

Lambeth, James and Miles James. A Tuscan seduction: a romantic cookbook for two. Johnson, AK, Miami Dog Press, 2000. 141 p.
   TX723.2.T86L36 2000

Loeb, Robert H. Wolf in chef’s clothing: the picture cook and drink book for men. Chicago, Wilcox & Follet, 1950.
123 p.

Loren, Sophia. In the kitchen with love. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1972. 250 p.

Lousada, Patricia. Ultimate chocolate. New York, DK Publishing, c1997. 144 p.
   TX767.C5L6823 1997

Love and dishes: scene-stealing recipes from your favorite soap stars. Edited by Irene Kraus Keene. New York, Hearst Books, c1996. 128 p.

Malgieri, Nick. Chocolate: from simple cookies to extravagant showstoppers. New York, Harper Collins, c1998. 464 p.
   X767.C5M35 1998

Malouf, Jacqui. Booty food: a date-by-date, course-by course, nibble-by-nibble guide to cultivating love and passion through food. New York, Bloomsbury, c2004. 262 p.
   TX652.M254 2004

Martínez Llopis, M. De cocina erótica: para un historia del erotismo en la cocina. Barcelona, Argos Vergera, 1983.
325 p.
   TX652.M2933 1983

McCreary, Susan A. Cupid’s cuisine: the foods of love. Edited by S. Mallory. Fayetteville, NC, Strawberry Patchworks, c1985. 160 p.
   TX652.M195 1985

Mills, Kevin and Nancy Mills. Chocolate on the brain: foolproof recipes for unrepentant chocoholics. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2000. 286 p.
   TX767.C5M55 2000

Parke, Gertrude. The big chocolate cookbook. New York, Funk & Wagnalls, 1968. 325 p.

The Pillsbury chocolate lovers cookbook. New York, Doubleday, c1991. 144 p.
   TX767.C5P55 1990

Presilla, Maricel E. The new taste of chocolate: a cultural and natural history of cacao with recipes. Berkeley, Ten Speed Press, c2001. 198 p.
   TX767.C5P74 2000

Raviez, Marilyn Ekdahl. Erotic cuisine: a natural history of aphrodisiac cookery. [S.l.] XLibris Corp., c2000. 491 p.
   TX652.R337 2000

Recchiuti, Michael and Fran Gage. Chocolate obsession: confections and treats to create and savor. New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2005. 199 p.
   TX767.C5R34 2005

Rompini, Omero. La cucina dell’amore. Rimini, Firenze, Guaraldi, 1977. 211 p.

Rubalcaba, Stacy Rae. In the kitchen with the Chippendales: more than 70 romantic recipes to tempt, tease, and tantalize. Philadelphia, Courage Books, 1999. 128 p.
   TX714.R8 1999

Saunders, Jessie Carry. Not on love alone, a cookbook : a year of delicious dinners and more for newlyweds. New York, Marlowe & Com., c2005. 244 p.
   TX652.S287 2005

Schloss, Andrew and Ken Bookman. One-pot chocolate desserts: 50 recipes for making chocolate desserts from scratch using a pot, a spoon, and a pan. New York, Broadway Books, c1997. 84 p.
   TX767.C5S36 1997

Smith, Suzie. Dessert: the grand finale. New York, Sedgewood Press; Des Moines IA, distributed by Meredith Corp., c1993. 160 p.
   TX773.S624 1994

Tarr, Yvonne Young. Love potions: a cookbook for lovers. Secaucus, NJ, Citadel Press, 1972. 126 p.
   TX715.T18 1972

Woods, T. K. The great American chocolate contest cookbook, featuring 150 of the best chocolate recipes from the national recipe contest. New York, Hearst Books, c1995. 321 p.
   TX767.C5W66 1995

Compiled by Alison Kelly
This exhibit was assembled to accompany a talk by Abbie Grotke at the Library of Congress, on February 14, 2007

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