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Handwritten Recipes: A Bookseller's Collection of Curious and Wonderful Recipes Forgotten Between the Pages Reviews

JustPJ

Lost Little Gems

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Pros: a fun read and many older family type recipes

Cons: not a traditional cookbook

     How many of you have picked up a cookbook in a yard sale or a second hand book shop and found a quickly scrawled recipe on a piece of paper tucked in the pages of the book?  It happens to me all the time.  I always consider it a bonus.  Usually someone, somewhere, thought enough of the recipe to take the time to jot it down.  That, to me, is quite an endorsement since I have to REALLY like the looks of a recipe or perhaps have tried it and fell in love with it before I will take the time to write it down.  Yes, Yes, I know, it’s the lazy in me coming out, but none the less true. Imagine, if you will, that you are NOT a cook but run a...
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