[CnD] recommended cookbooks

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Yes. Will have to check it out. 



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On Feb 4, 2012, at 8:01 AM, "Lora Leggett" <kc8gmt at comcast.net> wrote:

> Yes, they have the big 75th anniversary book and they also have a Christmas cookies book.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rebecca Manners" <rebeccamanners at hotmail.com>
> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 2:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [CnD] recommended cookbooks
> 
> 
>> Are you a member of BARD?  I've seen a couple of Joy of Cooking books there.
>> 
>> Becky
>> 
>> -----Original Message----- From: Nancy Martin
>> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2012 12:56 PM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] recommended cookbooks
>> 
>> Hello again,
>> This is what happens when I forget. I wanted to ask if the Joy of Cooking is
>> available in accessible format. Bookshare is great but I'm not a member so
>> can't utilize their books.
>> Nancy Martin
>> Oklahoma
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
>> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Nicole Massey
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 3:41 PM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] recommended cookbooks
>> 
>> The Joy of Cooking is a must. It's more than a cookbook, its' a cooking
>> textbook, with a lot of technique in it.
>> 
>> Betty crocker's cookbook is a similar one. Get it through Bookshare.
>> 
>> If you can find it the 1918 Fannie Farmer cookbook is wonderful. It's the
>> last one she put together before her death, and it has a lot of the basics
>> in it.
>> There was a wonderful little book my ex found called The Can Opener
>> Cookbook. It's vintage, from when housewives were just starting to use a lot
>> of canned goods, but it kept things simple. If you can find it, scan it and
>> make it available for Bookshare so we can have access to it, and if I find
>> it first (mine got stolen) I'll get it up there.
>> I love the Foods of the World series from Time-Life. They haven't reissued
>> them yet, but hopefully they will some day. If they don't I'm working on
>> collecting them.
>> There's a great book called "Recipes from the backs of Boxes, Bottles, Cans,
>> and Jars" that has a lot of those things you find on a package, and I'm
>> planning on scanning my copy and putting it up on Bookshare as soon as I
>> find my big book of recipes.
>> I recently found a great book on Indian (dots, not feathers) cuisine called
>> Curry: A tale of Cooks and Conquerors, by Lizzie Collingham, which both
>> deals with how East Indian cuisine came about and some of the recipes
>> typical of the cuisine. I haven't made any of them yet, but it was a great
>> listen. NLS has it, and it's downloadable on BARD if you have a digital
>> player
>> For those of a zymurgical bent, (wine making) there's Acton & Duncan's book,
>> Making Mead. I love this book, and I hope to get it scanned soon. It's
>> written from a British perspective, but other than the fact that Heather
>> honey is hard to get in the Americas it'll work. I've made a lot of good
>> honey wines from it. The wimemaker's recipe handbook, by Raymond massaccesi
>> is also interesting, and it's another one I hope to have available soon on
>> Bookshare. And for something different there's Cider by Annie prouslx and
>> lew Nichols, which is a great book on making ciders of all kinds.
>> For something without the octane I  got a lot out of Cresswell's book,
>> Homemade Root Beer and Soda Pop. It's another one I plan to scan soon and
>> put up on Bookshare.
>> 
>> Sorry that a lot of these aren't blind accessible yet, but if I can get a
>> bit of sighted assistance I can locate them and run them through the trusty
>> HP Scanjet and they'll be around for y'all to benefit from soon.
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org
>> [mailto:cookinginthedark-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Nancy Martin
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 3:17 PM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>> Subject: [CnD] recommended cookbooks
>> 
>> Hi everyone,
>> 
>> I'd like to know what cookbooks and cooking gadgets you find the most
>> helpful. If you'd rather write me off list, that's ok.
>> 
>> Thanks in advance,
>> 
>> Nancy Martin
>> 
>> Oklahoma
>> 
>> 
>> 
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