I remember the first (and only) time I met Bert Greene. He was much taller than I expected, and his beautiful smile and engaging personality lit up the room. The year was 1987, and I was competing at the National Beef Cook-Off in Sun Valley, Idaho. Cooking contests will sometimes have well-known chefs or cookbook […]
February 28, 2010 in Uncategorized
January 31, 2010 in Classic Recipes, Cookbooks, Culinary Cellar work, Culinary History, Family, The Culinary Cellar, Vintage cookbooks, Vintage recipes
Welcome to the very first blog post of The Culinary Cellar!
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