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Cooking in Mississippi

After many years of living in New York City, my youngest daughter has become a Southerner! Guess I need to learn some good Mississippi cooking!

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Sugar Cookies from Iowa, 1949

Some of the best cookie makers are from Iowa. I know because I grew up with one of them.

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Ben Kinmont Bookseller

Ben Kinmont is considered the leading rare book dealer in the United States specializing in books about food, wine, health, and the history of taste.

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Mexico The Cookbook

Mexico The Cookbook is Margarita Carrillo Arronte’s definitive book on authentic Mexican food and insight into the country’s culinary history.

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Kitchen Witch

There is nothing like a cookbook-only store and I am determined to visit all of them . First on my list is Kitchen Witch in New Orleans.

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Treasures from Vintage Gourmet Magazines

“Food Flashes” was a popular monthly article in 1950’s Gourmet magazine written by America’s first traveling food writer, Clementine Paddleford.

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The Snowball Treat of Tchoupitoulas Street

Hansen’s Sno-Bliz in New Orleans, Louisiana is believed to be the oldest snowball stand in the United States. It has been operated continuously by the Hansen family since it’s opening in the 1930’s.

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If it’s Fat Tuesday, it must be Paczki Time!

It wouldn’t be Fat Tuesday without Polish Paczki. Get your fill before Ash Wednesday!

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