Tag Archives: bacon

Florentine salad

Betty Crocker’s cookbook, 575pp. (I think) by Betty Crocker Kitchens Golden Press, New York, 1981 Cooking on page 32 In keeping with my love of snooping through other people’s bookshelves, I pounced on this when we visited my friend, Joy, … Continue reading

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Penne carbonara

  Commonsense: quick and easy meals, 384pp. no author named Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, Australia, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Publishers can be a bit sneaky. I ended up with two copies of this book. They had totally different … Continue reading

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The unloved iceberg salad

Outback pantry, 180pp. by Lynton Tapp Hardie Grant Publishing, Richmond Victoria, 2015 Cooking on page 32 Lynton Tapp grew up on a cattle station in the Katherine region of Australia’s Northern Territory. That’s where he learned the pleasure of living … Continue reading

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Asparagus with bacon and blue cheese

Lunchbox bible, 258pp. by Margaret Barca Penguin Group, Australia, 2007 Cooking on page 32 I work from home, so don’t have to take lunches to the office, but it is one of my favourite meals of the day. So I … Continue reading

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Hot German potato salad

North Hill cookery II, 136pp. by members and friends of North Hills Church of God Morris Press, Kearney Nebraska, USA, 1987 Cooking on page 32 Spiral-bound, paperback community cookery books are often a goldmine of recipes from talented home cooks. Most … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with tomato, corn and bacon

Pasta rustica, 144pp. by Loukie Werle Pennypig, Double Bay, NSW, 2012 Cooking on page 32 We’ve just had Ralph, a 15-year-old French exchange student, staying with us for the three months before we headed to India. It was a complete pleasure … Continue reading

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Broccoli with cheese and bacon topping

Not-so-humble vegetables, 128pp. edited by Pamela Clark The Australian Women’s Weekly Home Library, Sydney, 1999 Cooking on page 32 This cookbook is an A to Z compendium of dishes that put vegetables in a place of honour on the dining table. It … Continue reading

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