Monthly Archives: February 2015

Double-rich chocolate cookies

Mrs. Fields cookie book, 120pp. by Debbi Fields and the editors of Time-Life Books Time-Life Books, Alexandria Virginia, 1992 Cooking on page 32 This has recipes for all the cookies I imagine that I’ll ever want to make—and for the … Continue reading

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Swedish pickled cucumbers

The pantry gourmet, 290pp. by Jane Doerfer Rodale Press, Emmaus Pennsylvania, 1982 Cooking on page 32 Cookbooks like this were lifesavers for me when Poor John was in the Australian diplomatic corps and we lived in remote parts of the … Continue reading

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Potato and barley flatbreads

Nordic bakery cookbook, 144pp. by Miisa Mink Ryland Peters and Small, London, 2011 Cooking on page 32 I don’t make much in the way of cakes and biscuits (unless it’s from page 32), but the sourdough starter in my fridge … Continue reading

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Picadillo

Best of the Best from Texas, 352pp. edited by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley Quail Ridge Press, Brandon Mississippi, 1985 Cooking on page 32 This is the second volume I’ve used from the Best of the Best series of cookbooks that … Continue reading

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