Last year at this time, my daughter Kristina and I were planning a trip to Des Moines, which lucky for us, happened to be the same time as the Iowa State Fair. We have always loved fairs, even with the heat, noise, smell of animals, and food cooking in so much oil, that you can […]
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Iowa State Fair – On a Stick!
July 16, 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