In this U-Haul are 42 boxes filled with 850 cookbooks. The remarkable Elaine Wallace from Wichita, Kansas gave up her precious collection to help rebuild The Culinary Cellar.
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Elaine Wallace, The Cookbook Lady of Kansas
August 11, 2018 in Cookbooks, Culinary Cellar work, Culinary History, Rebuilding the Culinary Cellar, The Culinary Cellar, Travel
Veal and Blue Cheese Appetizer Meatballs
December 17, 2017 in Christmas, Cookbooks, Easy Recipes, Holidays, Recipes
This cookbook has been one of my go-to books for ages! I love the recipes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.
Let the Holiday Cooking Begin!
November 3, 2010 in Uncategorized
Ever since I bought this cookbook in 1986, it’s still one of the first ones I pull out after Halloween. It’s been used so much that the binding is starting to break off, and pages are spattered and dog-eared – the signs of a well-loved cookbook. This book will have you sitting back and relaxing all the way […]
Year-Round Holiday Entertaining
July 21, 2010 in Uncategorized
What first attracted me to this cookbook over twenty-five years ago was that it was for holiday cooking of all kinds, which I love, and the fact that the author lets the cook know in detail how each item can be prepared ahead of time, or how long it could be frozen. My girls were both very young and […]
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