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i am in the process of minimizing and have some cookbooks that i can no longer use. if anyone would like them, please pm me with your snail mail address and i will drop them in the box. right now i have 4 available:

Lancaster County Cookbook

My Own Cook Book - Gladys Taber

Peter Hunt's Cape Cod Cookbook

The Luchow's Cookbook

I would rather send them to a good home with one of you than drop them in the local library book sale.

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Linda Ellerbee

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more weeding so there are 4 more free to a good home. they are:

Country Inn Cookbook

Eileen Yin-Fei Lo's New Cantonese Cookbook

Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home

New American Vegetarian Menu Cookbook by Paulette Mitchell

just pm me if you are interested

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  • 3 weeks later...

another holiday weekend - another round of cleaning and simplifying lead by Himself. Typical diaglog "do you REALLY need that ?!" "yeah, just like you need 46 shirts all hanging in the closet ". so we compromise - some shirts go and some cookbooks that i have extracted all the information i want go...

Chinese Cooking for Pleasure - Helen Burke in collaboration with Fu Tong

The Great Book of Chinese Cooking - Piero Antolini The Lian Tjo

Practical Japanese Cooking: Easy and Elegant - Shizuo Tsuji and Koichiro Hata

pm me if you are interested. i read them in order that i get them.

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Inspired by Suzi, I went through my cookbooks over the weekend and pulled out some that I want to give away. I have posted the list on the India Forum since most of the books are Indian. Please feel free to go look.

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with a few days of rain i have been able to copy out the recipes i want to keep from a few more cookbooks so if anyone wants one or more of the following please pm me...

Bon Appetit Tastes of the World

The Chili Cookbook by Norman Kolpas

Cooking Secrets of the CIA(in paper)

Grill by the Book: Weekday Meals

In the Kitchen with Rosie by Rosie Dailey

edited to say the bon appetit and grilling book are gone already

now cooking secrets of the cia is gone as well

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I have "In the Kitchen with Rosie" -- it's the one by Oprah's personal chef. A great diet hint I got out of there was for mock Ceasar salad dressing that I usually prefer more than the real thing: equal parts soy sauce and fresh lemon juice with mashed garlic and ground pepper. But, anyway, if you're an Oprah fan, it's a good book.

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I have a feeling my "no new stuff" program is going to hell in a handbasket, here! Oh, well, what's a few more boxes gonna hurt once I get started moving? :rolleyes:

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RG, I've got "The Girls of Hooters Valentine's Day Surprise" cookbook, if you want to swap me something similar.

Sister, I wrote that book!!!!

Anyway, I have:

The Kitchen Gardeners Guide (Berg)

The Food Revolution (Robbins)

Heirloom Gardens (Luebbermann)

Edible Mexican Garden (Creasy)

Mexican So Fat, Low Fat, no Fat (Rohde) (What was I thinking????!!??)

A Taste of Ranching: Cooks & Cowboys (Bryant + Bernstein)

License to Grill (Schlesinger + Willoughby)

Great Vegetarian Cooking Under Pressure (Sass)

I'd either do trade or be re-imbursed for the shipping.

Please PM me!

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My list has shrunk to:

The Kitchen Gardeners Guide (Berg)

The Food Revolution (Robbins)

Heirloom Gardens (Luebbermann)

Edible Mexican Garden (Creasy)

Mexican So Fat, Low Fat, no Fat (Rohde) (What was I thinking????!!??)

Great Vegetarian Cooking Under Pressure (Sass)

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Twitter @RanchoGordo

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My bookstore is now officially closed. The last of these are going ot the library book sale.

I'm surprised there wasn't more interest in this. I'm glad to get rid of the books I did but I would have thought others would have had similar lists.

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more streamlining so more books to let go of(though one isn't a cookbook). same rules apply - pm me with your snail mail address if you are interested. i answer in order received and will pop them off to you. so... here goes

The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Microwave Cookbook

Gourmet's In Short Order

edited to remove claimed books

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prepping for the hawkwatch season (and future renovation of the kitchen) so i have a few more books to send off to good homes. if you are interested please pm me with your snail mail address. i answer in the order received.

Dining and the Opera in Manhattan (one copy left)

The Dione Lucas Book of French Cooking by Dione Lucas

edited to remove claimed book(s)

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As a beneficiary of this thread, I want to pass the favor forward. Here are my offerings. PM me with your address if you're interested. First come, first served.

Penny W. Eisenberg, Passover Desserts

Andrew Schloss with Ken Bookman, While the Pasta Cooks (100 Recipes so easy you can prepare the sauce in the time it takes to cook the pasta)

New American Heart Cookbook full of oh-so-healthful takes on recipes that I know I'll never cook. It has calorie counts, grams of fat and carbohydrates, and so on. Who(m) was I kidding? :raz:

Edited to add the last cookbook, and again to remove a claimed cookbook. Apologies to those who've already quoted me.

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I intended to get back to this thread before now, but I got distracted by the heartache of Katrina coverage, etc. However, in the meantime, I went for the Sheila Lukins book from Smithy and sent her a trade, an old Good Housekeeping cookbook. We were both happy with the exchange.

So, now I have the following books up for adoption. Please send me a PM if you want to provide a good home to any of these:

Italian Family Cooking by Edward Giobbi, 1971 (old/used);

Italian Cooking Made Easy by 'Round the World Books, 1979 (old/used); or

Truffles, Candies & Confections by Carole Bloom, 2004 (new/barely used).

Life is short; eat the cheese course first.

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My New American Heart Cookbook is now taken. This leaves me with

- Passover Desserts and

- While the Pasta Cooks

I'll add another. I have a spare copy of the Cooking Club of America's Celebrate! The Holiday Cookbook, complete with lovely photos and menus for various occasions. Warning: this particular copy was poorly printed, and the colors didn't always line up, so some of the print makes you think you need glasses, or that your hangover is worse than you thought. :wink: Still, if you can get past that it has some nice ideas.

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"Every day should be filled with something delicious, because life is too short not to spoil yourself. " -- Ling (with permission)

"There comes a time in every project when you have to shoot the engineer and start production." -- author unknown

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OK, I'm diving in. I've got four books that I'd be happy to ship to anyone who's interested:
  • Bert Greene's Kitchen
    Roasting by Barbara Kafka
    Pierre Franey's Cooking in America
    The Trellis Cookbook by Marcel Desaulniers

Hi Chrisamirault,

I would love to have the Trellis Cookbook if still available. Thank you so much for offering those. Please PM me back if you still have it available.

Once again, thanks.

Regards,

Mel

"Burgundy makes you think of silly things, Bordeaux

makes you talk about them, and Champagne makes you do them." Brillat-Savarin

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