The classic from 1964. You can never go wrong owning a Joy of Cooking cookbook.
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Joy of Cooking 1964
January 17, 2020 in Authors, Cookbooks, Culinary History, Rebuilding the Culinary Cellar, Recipes, Vintage cookbooks
Oh, the Joy!
May 2, 2011 in Uncategorized
Who can say they knew Mark Twain? Or had a brief romance in her youth with Booth Tarkington while visiting her cousins, the literary Vonnegut’s, in Indianapolis? And who would write one of the best selling cookbooks of all time? This would be Irma S. Rombauer, a homemaker from St. Louis, Missouri, and seeking a way […]
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