Tag Archives: Irma Rombauer

Want Healthy Kids? Feed’em Oysters, Liver and Stewed Prunes !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “What’s to Eat?” from I Am Just a Kid: Songs for Kids + Parents by Rod Owens. Released: 2007.  Among my cookbooks, I have several catering to the care and nurturing of children, through … Continue reading

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What’s on YOUR Cookbook Shelf?

Music – “What’s Cooking” from What’s Cooking by The Wolfe Gang. Released: 2010 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC In a few of my posts, I have mentioned a terrific site for cookbook lovers: http://www.eatyourbooks.com. For a small annual fee, you … Continue reading

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Tired of “Good for You” Cookbooks? Ditch’em at your Local Thrift Store!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “You Are What You Eat” from I Aint Scared of You Mothers by The Winstons. Released: 2006 As many of my readers know, the bulk of my cookbook collection comes from local thrift … Continue reading

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Pantry Progressions – Not Just Salt and Pepper Anymore!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Food Storage” from Unabridged Translation by They Might Be Elders. Released: 2010 When I was first married in 1972, my (then) husband and I lived in a tiny apartment on the third floor … Continue reading

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Kids Cooking Today – No More Open-a-Soup-Can-and-Add-Water!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC “We’re The Kids In The Kitchen” from On Top Of Spaghetti by Juice Music. Released: 2008 When I was growing up, I don’t remember my Mom spending long hours with me, teaching me cooking skills … Continue reading

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Everybody Likes “Joy of Cooking” !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Catfish For Supper” from Catfish For Supper by Jon Sholle. Released: 2012 New Delhi became the capital of India. The first “Dracula” movie was released and “Alka Seltzer” came on the market. Nevada … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery – The Curious Case of Irma Rombauer and the Missing Squirrel

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Grey Squirrel” from Grey Squirrel by The Learning Station. Released: 2012 In 1931, Irma S. Rombauer published the first edition of “The Joy of Cooking”, “A Compilation of Reliable Recipes with an Occasional … Continue reading

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Cookbooks and Sex?

click above to play Sex in cookbooks? Surely not! Our mothers would be horrified to think that the very thought of sex (unspoken of course), might be lurking in some fashion in the tomes of the cookbooks on our shelves. … Continue reading

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