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Hi my mom gave me two huge boxes of cook books some very old. Many are from churches and high schools. Are those books usually worth the recipes? usually any good?

post #2 of 5

For me, I usally flip through these at yard sales and the like, sometimes you find a winner

As for being worth any coin?  Not so much...

I know as someone who has been "published" in several of these, they're just plain ole fun ...

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post #3 of 5

you can find regional and specialty gold in them, but there's a lot of garbage hiding those prize recipes.

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Right I meant are the recipes any good? how do I know? suppose it's just a personal taste issue. Hey by the way, I made French onion soup from scratch, was my first step outside of my comfort zone....the soup was great and tasted as good as any restaurant soup I've had. Yay!

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The cook books that I have do have some nice recipes in them.  I would say that by ib large, the recipes are dishes that people are sharing from their kitchens.  Nothing fancy, no uber expensive ingredients, just honest home cookin'

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