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What We're Reading Wednesday: The What-I-SHOULD-Be-Reading Edition

Participating in What We’re Reading Wednesday has shown me how boring I am.  Every week the other contributors post reviews of intellectual or inspirational reads, and I just keep on reading the same old stuff.   555 more words


#61 - Make three recipes from our cookbook collection

We have a fairly large collection of cookbooks; mostly of the vegetarian variety that I’ve collected over the years.  They rarely, if ever, have been used, as I’m not much of a cook, and I find cookbooks intimidating.   234 more words

Completed Things

Turnip Greens With Corn Meal Dumplings - Memphis Style

This week I am featuring recipes from a cookbook entitled, ” Gracious Goodness – The Taste of Memphis.”  I love this cookbook and I am really enjoying reading about attractions and traditions of Memphis, Tennessee.   258 more words

1080 Recipes!

It can be great to get a look at specific elements of delicious Spanish cuisine through the eyes of foreigners who have traveled extensively in this country or lived here for a time, and who have then gone on to write cookbooks detailing their culinary experiences or adaptations of their favorite Spanish dishes. 108 more words

Spanish Foods

My Cookbook Collection

I’m pretty sure every vegan has experienced what I did this past holiday season: your family catches onto your peculiar dietary habits, and impulsively buys the first gift with the word “vegan” on it. 180 more words


What’s the first recipe in your cookbook?

I’ve been reading a lot of cookbooks recently. Some for research, some through authors I’ve met, some through random chance. And without naming names, I find that many miss out on the opportunity to sell the casual reader by making your first recipe absolutely irresistible. 287 more words

Something Else

Menu Planning

I highly recommend signing up to http://www.eatyourbooks.com. It’s an amazingly helpful website that compiles all the recipes you have, in all your cookbooks and places then in categories for your search under one roof. 25 more words