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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Vintage Thursday


These two cookbooks remind me of when I was first learning to cook. I would get out my new Betty Crochker cookbook and pick a new recipe from it to try. Sometimes they were even good. I learned how to measure, bake, fry, and roast....it was quite an accomplishment for a very young new wife. The cookbook is from the late 60s and the other my mom gave me it is one from 1958 that she had and I liked being able to cook for 2 ...I remember how my kitchen would have flour everywhere and how hard I tried to make everything from scratch. We didn't have any microwaves at that time. How did I ever survive... LOL I know that the cookbooks ar outdated and falling apart, but I can not part with them as they hold some fond memories for me and some silly ones too.....

4 comments:

  1. Great treasures full of memories...how could you part with that :)

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  2. I have a small cookbook collection; I enjoy trying new recipes only no one in my family really enjoys trying new things, they are mainly tried and true is best. LOL. I also have recipes that have been handed down from my Great Great Grandma and so on down to me. Those are very special to me.

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  3. New, Good, and Easy! That would catch someone's eye!

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