Have you ever wanted to travel to a place where life is simple, quiet, and steeped in early American history with little sense of time’s intervention? A place where modern demands and pressures suddenly don’t seem so important? There is such a place, and one that many Americans have never traveled to, nor even know […]
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February 16, 2011 in Award-Winning Chefs, Classic Recipes, Cookbooks, Culinary History, Summer produce, Travel
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.
This 1963 book by Craig Claiborne is filled with classic recipes, and is one of my all-time favorites.
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