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Old 04-05-2009, 09:03 AM   #71
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i have well over a hundred cookbooks, those box collections IE great american recipes, mccall's binder's, those thin mccall's book collection, and various other recipe cards and etc. i use them more for ideas and guidelines. i can never follow a recipe without editing it to my tastes.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:08 AM   #72
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I have lots of cookbooks, and still buy more. I read them as I would novels which others find very strange!
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Old 04-05-2009, 11:08 AM   #73
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I have lots of cookbooks, and still buy more. I read them as I would novels which others find very strange!
yes i do also and know the feeling about people thinking it's strange. but i read them as research material more than to follow. and when i serve something they like i say i guess it was a good thing i read that book!!
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Old 04-05-2009, 02:53 PM   #74
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I read cookbooks front to back. But I only buy a few. I read a lot of Alton's recipes and I read everything Anthony writes. I also enjoy the classics by Pepin and Julia. I also like reading Ferran Adria's books.
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Old 04-06-2009, 01:13 AM   #75
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I read cookbooks front to back. But I only buy a few. I read a lot of Alton's recipes and I read everything Anthony writes. I also enjoy the classics by Pepin and Julia. I also like reading Ferran Adria's books.
i loved watching the Jacquie and Julia specials. she snuck in butter behind his back!! i wonder if paula watched julia (when she was a child) and if paula ever met julia?
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Old 04-06-2009, 10:38 PM   #76
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I buy the odd one. One of my favourites is by Lorna Sass, she's a friend of a friend and a writes cook books, love her stuff.
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Old 04-07-2009, 08:34 AM   #77
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I have an "eclectic genre" of cookbooks.........from good, food-stianed, to my mother-in-law's that are held together by rubberbands and whom I'm so eternally grateful for all her kind, loving advice and assistance .......etc........to just plain crazy. and not so great.......I love the recipe that advises that the cook soak the chicken in some wine and then drink the rest of it while it's simmering. Never mind the title..............I think it's "Sous With the Chef"................or Chef With the Sous............nevermind........
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Old 04-07-2009, 03:57 PM   #78
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Wow, I only have like 7 so I'm in the minority but I get magazines up the ying yang and keep the recipes I think are good. I'm thinking it's time to hit Good Will and see if they have any good cookbooks since I'm so behind.
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Old 04-07-2009, 04:13 PM   #79
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i'm learning to use cookbooks & recipes. i'm not to great at recipes. i'm learning to like them, though.
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Old 04-07-2009, 06:22 PM   #80
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I buy the odd one. One of my favourites is by Lorna Sass, she's a friend of a friend and a writes cook books, love her stuff.
I agree. She writes the best cookbooks for pressure cookers.
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