Monthly Archives: June 2013

Guacamole dip

Husband pleasin’ cookbook, 112pp. by the Rockwell Ladies Association Cookbook Publishers, 1980 Cooking on page 32 Rockwell International was a major manufacturing conglomerate and a big employer in the community of Kearney, Nebraska, until it closed in 1985. I guess … Continue reading

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Cheese pakoras

Flavors of India, 192pp. by Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff 101 Productions, San Francisco, 1972 Cooking on page 32 This wonderful collection of vegetarian Hindu recipes belongs to my friend, neighbour and fellow book-club member, Pareen. Many years ago, Pareen’s parents migrated … Continue reading

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Shish kebab sauté

The fresh foods cook book, 238pp. no author named Summit Books, Sydney, 1975 Cooking on page 32 This is an unusual book and there’s a funny story about how I came to own it. First the unusual. This is a … Continue reading

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Date meringue bars

Farm Journal’s best-ever cookies, 280pp. by Patricia A Ward Farm Journal, Philadelphia, 1980 Cooking on page 32 This book has seen a lot of action at our house. The dust cover is tattered, many pages are splattered, notes are jotted … Continue reading

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Little egg and ham pies

Simple food, 192pp. by Jill Dupleix Hardie Grant Books, Australia, 2002 Cooking on page 32–33 This is the first book in Jill Dupleix’s Simple food series. I own three or four of her books and really love her commonsense approach … Continue reading

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