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?
Church and High School Cook Books
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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 ...
you can find regional and specialty gold in them, but there's a lot of garbage hiding those prize recipes.
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'