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My First Cookbook

Here’s a review of my very first cookbook.  Daddy and I referred to it often when I was a little girl.  It’s Betty Crocker’s Outdoor Cook Book, ca. 1961 (the title and copyright page of mine are missing).  It also has damage to the spine from age and lots of use.  According to the prevailing […]


Cookbook Collecting

I once knew a girl who scoured garage sales and thrift shops for old cookbooks to cut up and turn into works of art.  You know–printed paper collages pasted to the odd object to produce a sculpture creation; lamps, book covers, Styrofoam heads, vases and such.  Her creations were interesting, but nowhere great.  None of […]