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Cooking Down East Reviews

JustPJ

Oldie but a goody!!

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Pros: easy to follow recipes, simple cohearant format

Cons: no pictures in my older edition

Do you need a good well rounded, simple to follow, down home, cooking like mom used to make cookbook?  Cooking Down  East by Marjorie Standish may be just that book.  I am lucky enough to have a 1968 old yellow copy of this book signed by the author.  Mrs. Standish wrote a column for the widely read (in Maine anyway) Maine Sunday Telegram since 1948, and was such a popular feature that her cookbook was an instant success.    This cookbook will give you hundreds of great New England recipes.  I have to admit that having grown up in Maine and eating all this type of food I never realized that not everyone had lobster so often that they would rather...
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