knowing my love for books in general, and old books in particular. She was easing her own cookbook shelf, and wanted it to go to someone who would like it. She wrote me a note saying,
I bought it somewhere thinking I'd frame some. All in different handwriting.I like the framing idea, because there really is something very special about seeing personal recipes.
Here are the opening pages.
And then, these wonderful words of President Calvin Coolidge. They are on the wall of the auditorium where Michael went to high school in Vermont.
Including the advertisements at the end, the cookbook runs to almost 400 pages!
Chocolate Nut Drop Cookies
I added my notes to the page, saying that the recipe made 3 dozen cookies and that I made some with nuts and some without, and that I didn't use the whole cup of nuts in the cookies with nuts. Also that they were very good, and the date I first made them. I'll be back with more recipes from this precious book.
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