Monthly Archives: March 2016

Corn salad

The frugal gourmet whole family cookbook, 393pp. by Jeff Smith William Morrow and Company, New York, 1992 Cooking on page 132 The frugal gourmet brought simple and hearty recipes to many Americans. Smith launched his TV cooking career in 1973 … Continue reading

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Ham, cheese and banana (or tomato) on toasted muffins

The thrifty cook, 294pp. by Jacki Passmore Penquin Book, Camberwell Victoria, 2010 Cooking on page 32 I’ve cooked and liked Jacki Passmore’s page-32 recipes twice in the past, so it was easy to be tempted by this at the local library. Budget … Continue reading

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Brown rice and lentils, dried cranberries and roasted carrots

Ancient grains, 208pp. by Catherine Saxelby Arbon Publishing, Crows Nest NSW, 2013 Cooking on page 132–33 I love using grains in cooking, so this book was a natural choice for me. While the cover of the book identifies only one … Continue reading

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Fettucce alfredo

Soup, salad and pasta, 176pp. by Derek and Ursel Norman Gallery Books, New York City, 1982 Cooking on page 132–33 This is one of the first cookbooks I bought when I came to Australia in 1982. I was drawn to … Continue reading

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