I love everything about living in the Midwest. Yes, even the snow. I find the change of seasons invigorating. There is the beauty of snow in winter, planting a garden in the spring, harvesting and preserving in the heat of summer, and awaiting the first fall colors, which are all energizing to the soul. But many have the […]
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Midwest Meat-and-Potatoes? Not Hardly!
March 4, 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