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Old 03-03-2008, 11:04 AM   #11
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I have huge stainless wraparound shelving which is devoted about 75% to cookbooks and then another bookshelf full.

I have too many other books to put them somewhere else. Plus I like my cookbooks in the kitchen.
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Old 03-03-2008, 11:15 AM   #12
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No, never in the kitchen, I don`t think it`s a good idea.
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:31 PM   #13
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If I was building a house and could design my kitchen then I would have bookshelves and a desk with a place for a TV and computer ...

But, since my kitchen is limited in cooking space - I store and read my cookbooks in just about every other room.
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:34 PM   #14
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I don't actually have a bookshelf for them, they are tucked into the bread box...
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:41 PM   #15
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Our kitchen is really pathetic when it comes to storing anything, so I have to "make do."

I've built rows and rows of shelves in the adjacent breakfast room, which is where all my cookbooks live. I probably have 65 to 90 feet of shelves that are overflowing. Well, my collection is somewhere in the 1,000+ area, so that's a lot of cookbooks.

I love my cookbooks and I can find any recipe in them simply by remembering the size/color/print on the spine. Many of them are good, old friends.

My cooking reference books are on a bookcase in my office upstairs.
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:44 PM   #16
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I thought seriously about this, but there just isn't any room for one in there.

And now with the much-antisipated and anxiously-planned arrival of Deuce, I have to make sure that he has room just in case he wants to hang out in there, especially when I'm cooking.
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:45 PM   #17
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Maverick, do you mean you can fit all your cookbooks in a single breadbox? Oh my, I might be out of control ...
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:53 PM   #18
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Maverick, do you mean you can fit all your cookbooks in a single breadbox? Oh my, I might be out of control ...
Yes, Maverick needs intervention.

And, no you are not out of control. You are becoming a cookbook connoisseur. And please say that with your pinkie crooked appropriately.
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Thank you for your post katie, I feel better now ... although I am long past happily obsessive about it.
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Old 03-03-2008, 10:09 PM   #20
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Ut-oh... here comes an intervention! LOL.
Yup, they all fit into a single bread box. I only have a few on hand. If I had my way I would have tons, most starting with techniques and styles, but I simply have no place to put them!
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