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"If you are interested in food, in families, and in genealogy, this book will inspire you to record and preserve your family's food memories and recipes for future generations." --Lisa & Sarah at A Spoonful of Sugar
I have really enjoyed this book and intend on giving all my children a copy for Christmas.
The author seems to think the narrative is the most important part of the book given the number pages used for author text.
I'm using this book as a guide to putting together a family cookbook of recipes of my own to give my family.
I liked the information provided about cooking traditions in various parts of the country. The blank forms in the back are nice for collecting my own family's traditions, but... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Patsym
To start off,let me say I loved the book.
I've often advocated using food as a touchstone in history, especially when it comes to the more feminine portion of the... Read more
A nostalgic and very interesting look into our history. I have really enjoyed this book and intend on giving all my children a copy for Christmas.Published 20 months ago by C. Hawse
I'm using this book as a guide to putting together a family cookbook of recipes of my own to give my family.Published 21 months ago by Sorella
Out of a 208 book only 47 pages are set aside for actually writing one's personal family recipes. The format only allows for one recipe per every two pages. Read morePublished on December 21, 2012 by Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
These days it seems like there is a growing interest in understanding food history and even going back to vintage recipes. This book seems written with this interest in mind. Read morePublished on December 7, 2012 by Chicago Book Addict
As an avid home cook and history minor, I really enjoyed this book.
The cover is pretty and smooth, and though there are not colored pictures, the font is very... Read more
I have to admit, this book was not quite what I was looking for, but it is interesting nonetheless. I was expecting something along the lines of a scrapbook/recipe keeper book... Read morePublished on September 26, 2012 by Jodi
I have a lot of recipe books. This is a good basic book. If someone is looking for basic recipes, nothing fancy, this is the book that will give them what they need.Published on September 20, 2012 by T. Love