This photo of my handsome father was taken before I was born. He died too soon, at barely 59 years old, in 1980. He was able to see his granddaughter, my oldest, Kristina, at her baptism. He died 5 months later, and never had the joy of meeting his youngest granddaughter at the time, my Kara. […]
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Happy Father’s Day!
June 20, 2010 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