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2022-10-06 5:31:00 PM  
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It's not the cover, but the interior illustrations in this 1950s cookbook are pretty great.

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2022-10-06 5:36:38 PM  
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2022-10-06 7:10:30 PM  
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Grandmother had this, in loose-leaf binder form.

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2022-10-06 5:43:02 PM  
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2022-10-06 6:28:12 PM  
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I know mom passed some of her old cookbooks to me that she'd had since the 70s.  I'll never forget her big red Betty Crocker cookbook, I just can't remember which one it was between these two.

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One thing's for sure, next time I get out to dad's, I need to borrow her old index card recipe box.  There's a lot of things she used to make that I miss and will never get to have again unless I make it myself.

I get in trouble at the library sales and bookstore clearance sales sometimes.  I'm a sucker for old books anyway, but some of those old cookbooks and reprints are practically time machines.
 
2022-10-06 5:37:03 PM  
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My mom still has this one, passed down to her from my great-grandmother.  Nearly every page has some sort of food stain on it, as well as some penciled-in notes here and there.

It should be titled "A Way to Kill a Man's Heart" since most of the recipes call for buckets of lard, etc.
 
2022-10-06 6:31:36 PM  
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IdentInvalid: I know mom passed some of her old cookbooks to me that she'd had since the 70s.  I'll never forget her big red Betty Crocker cookbook, I just can't remember which one it was between these two.

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One thing's for sure, next time I get out to dad's, I need to borrow her old index card recipe box.  There's a lot of things she used to make that I miss and will never get to have again unless I make it myself.

I get in trouble at the library sales and bookstore clearance sales sometimes.  I'm a sucker for old books anyway, but some of those old cookbooks and reprints are practically time machines.


I learned how to cook from my mom's copy of the top one. Then in my 20s, I found the same edition at a garage sale and snatched it up so I'd have my own.
 
2022-10-06 7:08:26 PM  
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Many of my favorite early childhood memories involve that book and the good things mom and my sisters made with it.
 
2022-10-06 8:25:44 PM  
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2022-10-06 6:10:05 PM  
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2022-10-06 9:16:26 PM  
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2022-10-06 7:20:44 PM  
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My mom still has this one, passed down to her from my great-grandmother.  Nearly every page has some sort of food stain on it, as well as some penciled-in notes here and there.

It should be titled "A Way to Kill a Man's Heart" since most of the recipes call for buckets of lard, etc.


My wife has this one, it's being held together with duct tape.
 
2022-10-07 3:51:08 AM  
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2022-10-07 10:14:38 AM  
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IdentInvalid: I get in trouble at the library sales and bookstore clearance sales sometimes.  I'm a sucker for old books anyway, but some of those old cookbooks and reprints are practically time machines.


I don't know what you're talking about

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/also has stacks of books that don't fit
//and the time life and many of the community cookbooks are boxed up
///had to set a limit of $10/book after a particularly expensive day in New Orleans
 
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2022-10-07 12:29:49 PM  
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aimtastic: Can't believe it hasn't been posted yet.

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I still don't know if that's for real.
 
2022-10-07 1:09:07 PM  
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many years ago, there was a food network show called Yan Can Cook.
/he had an episode called 50 ways to wok your dog.
// was equally horrified and laughing.
///sorry
////happy halloween.
 
2022-10-07 3:44:03 PM  
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goodluckwiththat: many years ago, there was a food network show called Yan Can Cook.
/he had an episode called 50 ways to wok your dog.
// was equally horrified and laughing.
///sorry
////happy halloween.


If Yan can do it, you can too!

/loved me some Yan
 
2022-10-07 4:46:51 PM  
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