Recipe Box (1906, 1941, 1948)

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   OED doesn't have "recipe box."  It's a little box kept in the kitchen, with recipes in it on index cards.  Those were the days before hand-helds.
   There is a large time gap between these citations, so use caution.

 The Ladies' Home Journal (1889-1907), Philadelphia; Apr 1906; Vol. Vol. XXIII,, Iss. 0
  Advertisement 14 -- No Title; pg. 32, 1 pgs:
(...)  The Hoosier metal sugar bin, dust and insect proof (see cut)--the special spice cans, neatly Japanned, air-tight--the housekeeprs' want list of everything used in the kitchen--a wonderful aid to the memory--a card index recipe box, containing the Hoosier system for keeping recipes--the Hoosier aluminum extension sliding table top--gives twice the table space--special cake and bread boxes--the large cupboards and drawers all supply ample room for cooking utensils, tinware, crockery, cereals.

  News of Food; A Report on Some Recent Research on Available Files for Keeping Recipes; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Jan 29, 1948; pg. 26, 1 pgs
("_The Card-File System_.  ...Woolworth has an all-purpose plastic index box that comes in a variety of colors for 79 cents, and a small recipe box in metal for 29 cents.")

  GADGETS FOR THE KITCHEN; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Jul 27, 1941; pg. SM14, 1 pgs
("Handy recipe box and menu pad.")

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