Professor Mom

Chronicles the life of a mom, teacher, and writer trying to stay sane amid the chaos of daily life.

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mouse's picture mouse

We have a handful of those spiral-bound cookbooks too. A couple are even so slim they're just stapled, pamphlet-style. My favorite is one my small residence hall put together. I used it a lot more when I was eating wheat, especially for the brownie recipe.

Your post has inspired me to pull out some of my smaller cookbooks and take a look. I'm suddenly craving Indian Pudding, which is in one of the super-skinny New England pamphlets.


Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

I'm looking forward to spending the weekend browsing through some of the spiral books--there's an apple pie recipe in one that I really love!


Omaha Mama's picture Omaha Mama

I love those cookbooks too. I have a few from my small hometown and it's filled with the names of people I know. And one family collection that my mom's family made years ago. She has a drawer full of them, planning to give one to each of her grandchildren on their wedding day.

You've made me want to dig mine out again and try something new.


Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

I guess we'll all be busy this weekend cooking away from our spiral bound books!