It’s summer and time to enjoy the great outdoors, like camping or hiking. But what food to take along? Here are some great (and gourmet!) ideas.
Tag Archives | Australia
Take a Hike! (with some good food)
June 7, 2015 in Cookbooks, Food Products, Recipes, Travel, Vintage recipes
Lake House in Australia
July 7, 2010 in Uncategorized
With many people enjoying our country’s lakes this summer, I thought we would go to a lake house, actually a lake house restaurant in Australia, where my daughters, Kristina and Kara, enjoyed an amazing meal down-under. This beautiful coffee table book is so big, it didn’t quite fit in my scanner. That’s because it’s filled with […]
Support your local Farmer’s Markets!
May 25, 2010 in Uncategorized
It’s always exciting when Farmer’s Markets start opening in the spring and early summer. Many cities with good weather have markets open year round, but around here in the Chicago area, no one wants to set up food stands in the snow. About this time every year, the Chicago and suburban newspapers print where to find the local […]
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