Chicagoans take their hot dogs very seriously, especially the Chicago dog. If you don’t know what that is, it means “dragging it through the garden,” which means the following: The Chicago dog begins with an all-beef, natural casing hot dog, nestled into a perfectly steamed poppy seed bun. It is then topped with seven ingredients (known as the […]
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June 9, 2011 in Uncategorized
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