I have been searching on amazon for frugal cookbooks. I have come across miserly moms, more-for-less cookbook, etc. I want one that considders cost and taste. Any suggestions?
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6/8/04 at 4:52pm
Originally Posted by suseyblue
what recipes did you try, just out of curiosity? i've had good luck (actually, reading the cookbook reviews in 'cook's illustrated', i am amazed at the lousy results many high-falutin' cookbooks have given to their testers... this is a common complaint, i don't doubt it wasn't you. but my results with jeff smith have been pretty good, over all.)
|i have a few pre-ww (both) cookbooks, too. all that gourmet canned food! all those receipts for floor polish & boiled dressing! i am a collecter in a small way, & get the appeal, but mostly for camp.|
Originally Posted by Katie Bugs Mama
The old cookbooks that I actually use for inspiration are generally PA Dutch and Mennonite cookbooks written to preserve the old way of cooking that the authors felt was being lost. These women were very frugal because they had to be.