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Gourmet cooking is fancy but easy
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 20, 1963 reads "After the meal is prepared the cooks enjoy their creations. From left are Mmes. Mary O'Reilly, Thousand Oaks; C. S. Martin, Sherman Oaks, and Harry B. Wilson Jr., Woodland Hills. They agree that many cooks can turn out a good meal." The article partially reads "A gourmet cooking teacher says that 'good cooks are fancy cooks.' Mrs. Geraldean Hayward, Eagle Rock home economist, also stresses the importance of serving attractive foods for the nine homemakers in her gourmet foods class at the Van Nuys-West Valley YWCA Center, 7320 Vanowen St., West Van Nuys."; See images #00136831 through #00136835 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Young Women's Christian Association
Van Nuys-West Valley YWCA (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Cooks--California--Los Angeles
Cooking--Study and teaching--California--Los Angeles
Food--California--Los Angeles
Plates (Tableware)--California--Los Angeles
Eating & drinking--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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