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Old 09-07-2011, 08:02 PM   #11
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For myself, a stack about 6' tall! (maybe 60 in number) - but definitely more than I have time to read!
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Old 09-07-2011, 08:29 PM   #12
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about 75 or 100. however am going to do a big purge and give a lot to my oldest granddaughter. she inherited the cooking gene.
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:00 PM   #13
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About 400, not including magazines and booklets.

And I'm NOT getting rid of any of them! I'll leave them to someone in my will.
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:06 PM   #14
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Close to 2,000 and I keep getting more. As a matter of fact, the ones my daughter won't want are willed to the local library.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:05 PM   #15
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Probably about 100 - 200
Just redid my kitchen and had a special built in bookcase made to display them. I get many recipes online, but I still like having a book in front of me. Also some that I have gotten from book signings. I also like good cooking reference books to have on hand. I prefer books with a lot of pictures. I like to see the end product even before I start.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:09 PM   #16
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Around 100+, plus many clipped recipes that I am slowly trying to put into my online recipe box.
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:00 PM   #17
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Seven.

With Recipes:
How to Cook Everything (Revised)
Home and Gardens: Anyone Can Bake
Baking with Julia
Betty Crocker Country Cooking

Non-Recipe:
Cooking Ingredients
On Food and Cooking
Flavor Bible
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:55 PM   #18
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I have 4 shelves worth and several that don't fit on the shelves. I am moving all my cake books to the office shelves (where I have all my decorating supplies) and then will be able to put the rest of the books in there. I have 5 books on my birthday wish list and will most likely get them.

Okay, that's books. I have a very large cardboard box that has loose recipes that I haven't yet gotten into my computer program (Oh, which also holds probably 2,000 recipes (not from their files but of my own - many are my cake and culinary recipes I have created or adapted). And there is my school binder and notebooks.

My book shelf has eight shelves but I can't fit more books on because the top four shelves contain my angel collection. When the cleaning ladies come they have in their records this unit is NOT to be touched. I do it myself!

I use the books probably more for reference than for actual recipes, but they do contain some of my favourites.

Hubby and Dad are very watchful of me when I head to book stores!
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Old 09-08-2011, 12:04 AM   #19
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Hubby and Dad are very watchful of me when I head to book stores!
I'm actually not allowed alone in bookstores...
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Old 09-08-2011, 12:24 AM   #20
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I'm actually not allowed alone in bookstores...
That's why I go when they aren't around. But I have the feeling DH is handing my picture out to all of them....
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