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Happy 8th Birthday to The Culinary Cellar!

Thank you to all my readers for keeping up the past eight years!

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Virginia Rose is One-Year-Old Today!

My first grandchild, my precious Virginia Rose is one today! Where did the time go?

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Christina’s Cucina

Christina Conte of Christina’s Cucina sent a cookbook of coffees and cocoas that has helped keep me warm during this Chicago winter.

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A Mississippi Palate

What’s more visually beautiful than combining art and food in a magnificent cookbook? A Mississippi Palate wins on both counts.

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Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year 2018 to all my wonderful readers!

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Sphere Magazine, December 1975

I almost forgot to post the monthly issue of vintage Sphere from December 1975 before we head into the New Year!

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Veal and Blue Cheese Appetizer Meatballs

This cookbook has been one of my go-to books for ages! I love the recipes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.

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Rescued Cookbooks and a Sweet Treat

What’s better than a friend at your doorstep with twenty-five flood-rescued cookbooks along with a holiday treat?

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