Thank you family, friends, and readers for a birthday weekend of love and togetherness. But you know it also involved some cookbooks for The Culinary Cellar!
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April 23, 2018 in Cookbooks, Family, Kitchenware and Gadgets, Rebuilding the Culinary Cellar, The Culinary Cellar
Another Birthday, New Restaurant
April 22, 2015 in Family, Restaurants
Our charming village of Libertyville is fast becoming a popular restaurant town. We decided to celebrate my birthday yesterday at one of the newest places.
Happy Birthday To My Bill!
My husband is a cookie monster, so this year for his birthday he wanted his favorite childhood cookie: Chocolate Top Oatmeal Cookies.
Happy Birthday to my Baby!
July 11, 2013 in Family
My youngest isn’t really a baby anymore, but she will always be my sweet little girl…
Is This Libertyville, Illinois or New York City?
April 24, 2013 in Restaurants, Travel
When my daughter Kara flew in for my birthday this past weekend from her home in New York City, we decided to have dinner one night at our newest restaurant in Libertyville, Shakou Sushi. As I mentioned in an earlier blog, our little downtown has become quite the restaurant row in our area north of Chicago […]
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