Ronna Farley 8

Bake-Off Superstar

Since I wrote about Bake-Off books in yesterday’s blog, I thought I would tell you today about a superstar Bake-Off winner.

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The Pillsbury Doughboy Miracle

One of the heart-breaking losses of the Culinary Cellar flood was losing the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest books. Or so I thought….

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Linda Boykin recipe

Childhood Friends and a Recipe

Who was your best friend growing up? Mine was Linda. She will always be my first and best friend, who gave me a gift of love – a recipe from the past.

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English Muffin Loaves 7

Feeding the Soul

Looking through all the incredible cookbooks I have been receiving made me think how food was such an important part of the rebuilding process.

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Nurse Helen's Scrapbooks 2

Nurse Helen and Her Recipes

The joy of cooking brings people together across generations, and then one day something lands on your kitchen table and that bond becomes forever.

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Dishing up Maine cookbook

Dishing Up Maine

I had many dozens of state cookbooks and hardly any survived the flood, but this wonderful Maine book somehow made it through.

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Leigh 12

Adventures in Cookbook Babysitting

When I needed a babysitter, Leigh was there. A flood? Leigh was there. A saver of cookbooks? Leigh. Who is Leigh, you ask. Read and find out.

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Brenda Washnock books 6

The Kindness of Strangers

The kindness of strangers never ceases to amaze me. Ever since the flood, cookbooks show up on my door step regularly. These were the first.

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