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Long Island Cookbook Collection

Collection Number
SC 335

OCLC Number


A collection created by Special Collections from donations received between the 1970s and 1990s.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note
The collection comprises 2 cubic ft. of community cookbooks published between 1893 and 1990, and produced by individuals residing on Long Island and by organizations located on Long Island including churches, non-profits, and libraries. This type of cookbook was typically published to raise funds for charitable purposes.

Arrangement and Processing Note
The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in April 2020.


Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

[Box], [Item], Long Island Cookbook Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Community cookbooks -- Specimens.
Community cookbooks -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Cooking, American.
Cooking -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Manners and customs.
Fund raising -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Miscellanea.


Box 1

Title: 60th Anniversary Cook Book
Author: Ladies' Home Improvement Society (East Hampton)
Date: 1955?

Title: 5,000 Years in the Kitchen: Favorite Recipes of the Sisterhood of the
Suburban Temple of Wantagh, N.Y.
Author: Sisterhood of the Suburban Temple
Date: 1968

Title: About Center Moriches, v. II
Author: Center Moriches Free Library
Date: 1982

Title: About Center Moriches, v. III
Author: Center Moriches Free Library
Date: 1983

Title: Anniversary Cookbook: 1656 - 1956 Bridgehampton
Author: A Special Committee on the Occasion of the Tercentenary
Date: 1956

Title: Apple Tree Wicke: Bicentennial Cookbook
Author: Sagtikos Manor Historical Society (Bay Shore)
Date: 1975

Title: Blend Love and Joy in Your Kitchen
Author: Muriel Ruth Sandbo (Published in Setauket)
Date: 1977

Title: A Book of Favorite Recipes
Author: The Amos Circle of the Setauket Presbyterian Church
Date: 1974

Title: A Book of Favorite Recipes
Author: The Cookbook Committee: Three Village Home Extension
Date: 1974

Box 2

Title: Church of the Ascension Souvenir Cook Book
Author: Ladies of the Church of the Ascension (Rockville Centre)
Date: 1893

Title: Colonial Favorites: A Collection of Early American Recipes
Author: Veronica Lecat (Tested by the Ladies of the Huntington Militia)
Date: 1987

Title: Community Cookbook of Home Proved Dependable Dishes
Author: Mabel W. Merritt (Farmingdale)
Date: 1925

Title: Cook Book
Author: Christ Church (Bellport)
Date: n.d.

Title: Cook Book
Author: The First Presbyterian Church
Date: n.d.

Title: Cookbook
Author: Setauket United Methodist Church
Date: n.d.

Title: Cooperative Cooking
Author: Sisterhood of the Forest Park Jewish Center
Date: 1969

Title: Family Favorites
Author: The Garden City Church
Date: n.d.

Title: Favorite Recipes
Author: Port Washington Chapter No. 710 Order of the Eastern Star
Date: n.d.

Box 3

Title: Fire Island Cook Book
Author: Georgina M. Hull
Date: 1971

Title: From the White House and Our House to Your House
Author: Setauket/Stony Brook Republican Club
Date: 1990

Title: The Glorious World of International Cookery
Author: Brookhaven Employees' Recreation Society at Brookhaven National Laboratory
Date: 1965

Title: Heavenly Recipes
Author: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
Date: 1978

Title: Holiday Recipes
Author: American Heart Association (Bohemia)
Date: n.d.

Title: Home Sweet Home Cookbook
Author: Ladies' Village Improvement Society (East Hampton)
Date: 1939

Title: Huntington Cookery
Author: The Huntington Historical Society
Date: 1983

Title: International Cooks of Stony Brook
Author: Department of Pediatrics at University Hospital
Date: 1980

Title: Kitchen Secrets
Author: St. James Episcopal Church (St. James)
Date: n.d.

Title: Mercy League of Garden City Goes on a Cooks Tour
Author: Mercy League of Garden City
Date: n.d.

Box 4

Title: The Miller's Meal: Corn, Wheat, and Rye Recipes
Author: Barton McGuire (and The Ladies' Auxiliary of Water Mill)
Date: 1978 - 1979

Title: Minnesauke Morsels
Author: Minnesauke School (Setauket)
Date: 1986

Title: Mother's Club of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church
Author: Mother's Club of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church (Elmont)
Date: 1955

Title: Nassau Cooks
Author: Nassau Girl Scouts (Garden City)
Date: 1976

Title: Northport Cookbook
Author: Trinity Church (Northport)
Date: 1948

Title: The Nurses' Cook Book
Author: Southside Hospital (Bay Shore)
Date: 1954

Box 5

Title: Out of Our Kitchens: St. Ann's Edition
Author: The Episcopal Churchwomen of St. Ann's (Sayville)
Date: 1988

Title: Personal Recipes
Author: Women's Guild, First Presbyterian Church of Freeport
Date: 1955

Title: Pioneer Cookbook
Author: Long Island Empire Chapter, New York Telephone Company
Date: n.d.

Title: Pots, Pans and Picture Cook Book
Author: Ruth Dougherty and Viola Guerrera for Sayville Historical Society
Date: 1970

Title: Stacks of Recipes
Author: Stony Brook Library Staff Association (Stony Brook University)
Date: 1987

Title: A Taste of Allstate
Author: Allstate Insurance Company (Farmingville)
Date: 1978

Title: A Taste of Long Island
Author: The American Cancer Society, Long Island Division
Date: 1982

Title: Tasters Luncheon Recipes
Author: The Junior High Fellowship, Seatuket Presbyterian Church
Date: 1985

Box 6

Title: The Three Village Cookbook
Author: Women's Guild of the Stony Brook Community Church
Date: 1957

Title: Town of Brookhaven Senior Citizens Cook Book: A Collection of Prize Winning Recipes
Author: Recreation and Parks Department, The Town of Brookhaven
Date: 1973

Title: Town of Islip 1683 - 1983: Tricentennial Cookbook
Author: Town of Islip
Date: 1983

Title: Town of Islip Cook Book circa 1895
Author: William K. Vanderbilt Historical Society of Dowling College
Date: n.d.

Title: What's Cookin'
Author: The Women's Club of the Congregational Church of Manhasset
Date: 1962

Box 7

Title: What's Cookin' in Amityville, Long Island, New York
Author: The Ladies' Auxiliary Amityville Fire Department
Date: 1977

Title: What's Cookin' in St. Boniface Parish
Author: The St. Boniface Ladies' Guild (Sea Cliff)
Date: 1978

Title: What is Cookin' in the Pines: A Book of Favorite Recipes
Author: Parent-Teacher Association of Pines Elementary School (Smithtown)
Date: 1976

Title: Willets House Hearthside Recipes
Author: Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society (Port Washington)
Date: 1978

Title: Willets House Holiday Recipes
Author: Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society (Port Washington)
Date: 1979

Title: Women's Guild 50th Anniversary Cook Book, 1927 - 1977
Author: Trinity Lutheran Church (Islip)
Date: 1977