It’s been a summer of travel but I’m finally home to stay, at least for a little while. After all, it’s only 116 days until Christmas!
Tag Archives | San Francisco
The Slanted Door
June 3, 2014 in Food Awards, James Beard Awards, Restaurants, Travel
The Slanted Door in San Francisco was recently named the best restaurant in America at the James Beard Awards. So of course I had to go there, right?
Omnivore Books on Food
May 29, 2014 in Cookbook Stores, Cookbooks, Travel
The legendary Omnivore Books on Food in San Francisco is a must for every cookbook lover.
My First Cookbook
April 20, 2010 in Uncategorized
The first cookbook in my mass collection was not actually a cookbook, but a booklet. It only measures 4-by-5-inches with 10 tiny pages, but as a 5th grader, I thought it was cool. My dad was transferred to the San Francisco Bay Area, and I was very upset to leave our home in suburban Chicago where […]
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