I lost the dust jacket from this book long ago, so it’s not much of a photo. However, the recipes will make up for it. Great Dinners from Life is a classic from Time-Life Books. The first few lines say: “This is a book for people who like to have friends in for dinner. It is […]
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April 22, 2010 in Award-Winning Chefs, Cookbook awards, Cookbooks, Culinary Cellar work, Prize-Winning Recipes, Rebuilding the Culinary Cellar, Recipes, The Culinary Cellar, The IACP Cookbook Awards, Vintage cookbooks
Perla Meyers became an instant favorite of mine with this cookbook. I’ve been cooking from her books since the 1970’s.
Why I Started This Blog
I love cookbooks. I mean I really love them. I love to read them, treasure them, learn from them, and, of course, cook from them. To me, cookbooks take on a life all of their own. They are history, family, and memories. I have been collecting cookbooks and writing down treasured recipes of family, friends, and neighbors since about age twelve, which means I now own thousands of cookbooks, recipes, and clippings. Now I want to share them with you along with the many other culinary treasures of my cellar." - Debbie Vanni