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some of the more "odd" (mostly local) cookbooks this time that came to me from a well meaning patron who knows i love to cook as well as one more mainstream. please PM me if you are interested - as always first come first served...

Campbell's: Easy Meal Ideas from the Campbell Family of Brands

Cooking Around the World: Favorite Family Recipes from the Sparta School Community

Favorite Recipes: New Jersey State Council of Emergency Nurses Association

Sharing Our Best: Recipes from Jefferson Families

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A copy of Jancis Robinson's 'How to taste - a guide to enjoying wine' discovered I had 3 copies while cleaning today.

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A copy of Jancis Robinson's 'How to taste - a guide to enjoying wine' discovered I had 3 copies while cleaning today.

All gone!!

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A free electronic Chinese cookbook from me, free for download. A Christmas gift from me to all of you.

It is "Ah Leung's Pictorial Recipes Windows Help File".

I have collected all my published pictorial recipes on eGullet and built them into a Windows Help file. You may download this Help file and have all my recipes in one place. In the Windows Help file, you may easily search and locate the recipes you want – all at your fingertips.

These are all my original works. I like to tell it like it is. I show you how to prepare a Chinese dish from raw ingredients to the finished dish, with photographs taken every step of the way.

I continue to update my Windows help file to include the latest pictorial publications and release the new version about once a month. Look for future releases on my eGullet signature line.

This e-cookbook is available for download at:

AhLeungPictorials.bravehost.com/index.html

The table-of-content page of my e-cookbook:

Ref Title

P0001 Chiu Chow (Teochew)/Thai Style Fish Cakes with Sa Cha Sauce

P0002 Soy Sauce Chicken

P0003 Stir-fried Bitter Melons with Foo Yu

P0004 Steamed Chicken with Black Mushrooms

P0005 Stir-fried Mustard Greens (Gai Choy) with Salted Fish (咸鱼抄芥菜)

P0006 Pork Chops with Honey Garlic Sauce (蜜汁蒜子骨)

P0007 Bok Choy with Garlic (蒜容白菜)

P0008 Fried Fish Cake with Puff Tofu (煎酿豆腐浦)

P0009 Pan-Fried Prawns with Superior Soy Sauce (豉油王煎虾)

P0010 Red Bean Dessert Soup (红豆沙)

P0011 Chicken with Lemon Grass and Black Bean Sauce (香茅豉汁鸡)

P0012 Stir-fried Snowpeas with Oyster Sauce (炒双冬)

P0013 Congee (Jook) with Salted Pork and Thousand Year Eggs (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

P0014 Soy Sauce Chow Mein with Chicken (豉油王鸡丝抄麺)

P0015 White Bass Braised with Bean/Soy Sauce (酱烧鱼)

P0016 Squid Stir-Fried with Shrimp Sauce (蝦醬炒鮮鱿)

P0017 Chicken with Cashew Nuts in Bean/Hoisin Sauce (醬爆鸡)

P0018 Hong Kong Style Chicken Pan-Fried Noodles (港式雞肉煎麵)

P0019 Steamed Ground Pork with Salted Fish (鹹魚蒸肉餅)

P0020 Beef Shank Braised with Five Spice and Soy Sauce (五香牛腱)

P0021 Imperial Shrimp (Shrimp with Chili, Garlic and Tomato Sauce) (乾燒蝦)

P0022 Ginseng Chicken Soup (人参雞湯)

P0023 Steamed Pork Spareribs with Plum Sauce (梅子蒸排骨)

P0024 Stir-Fried Lotus Roots with Dry Conpoy and Hairy Moss Fungi (連年發財: 瑤柱發菜炒蓮藕)

P0025 Chicken Stir-fried with Butter and Black Pepper (黑椒牛油雞丁)

P0026 Deep-Fried Dace Fish Balls (酥炸鯪魚球)

P0027 Ma Po Tofu (麻婆豆腐)

P0028 Salted Fish and Chicken Fried Rice (咸魚雞粒炒飯)

P0029 Hairy Melon Stir-fried with Mung Bean Threads (蝦米粉絲炒毛瓜)

P0030 Lemon Chicken (檸檬雞)

P0031 Oyster with Roast Pork and Tofu in Clay Pot (火腩生蠔煲)

P0032 Sauteed Scallop with Snowpeas (油泡帶子)

P0033 Secret Salt Baked Chicken (秘制鹽焗雞)

P0034 Steamed Shrimp with Garlic (粉絲蒜蓉蒸蝦)

P0035 Kung Pao Chicken (宮爆雞丁)

P0036 Pork Butt Bone Soup with Kabocha (南瓜豬骨湯)

P0037 Crab with Ginger and Green Onion (薑蔥蟹)

P0038 Chicken Stir-fried with Shiitake and Enoki Mushrooms (Moo Goo Gai Pan, 蘑菇雞片)

P0039 Ox Tail and Tomato in Clay Pot (番茄牛尾煲)

P0040 Steamed Egg Custard with Conpoy (瑤柱蒸金銀蛋)

P0041 Pan-Fried Pork Chop (香蔥豬排)

P0042 White Boiled Shrimp (白灼蝦)

P0043 Oyster with Ginger and Green Onion (薑蔥生蠔)

P0044 Pork Neck Bone Soup with Lotus Root (蓮藕豬骨湯)

P0045 Stir-fried Conch with Brown Bean Sauce (豆醬炒海螺)

P0046 Tomato Beef (番茄牛肉)

P0047 Cantonese Roast Chicken with Nam Yu (南乳吊燒雞)

P0048 BBQ Pork Egg Foo Young (叉燒炒蛋)

P0049 Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad (凉伴手撕雞)

P0050 Beef with Sa Cha Sauce Clay Pot (沙茶牛肉粉絲煲)

P0051 Pea Shoots with Minced Pork and Dried Shrimp (蝦米肉碎炒豆苗)

P0052 Steamed Live Oyster with Garlic and Black Beans (豉汁蒸生蠔)

P0053 Shrimp Paste Wrapped in Bean Curd Sheets (鮮蝦腐皮卷)

P0054 Cantonese Wonton Noodle Soup (鮮蝦雲吞麵)

P0055 Sichuan Style Dry-Fried String Beans (四川乾煸四季豆)

P0056 Sweet and Sour Pork Sparerib (生抄排骨)

P0057 Sea Cucumber Dried Scallop Clay Pot (瑤柱海參煲)

P0058 Stir-Fried Water Spinach (Ong Choy) with Beef and Shrimp Sauce (蝦醬通菜炒牛肉)

P0059 Stir-Fried Chicken and Asparagus with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁蘆筍炒鸡片)

P0060 Salt and Pepper Shrimp (椒鹽蝦)

P0061 Roasted Peanuts with Nam Yu (南乳肉花生)

P0062 Fried Bass with Tofu Sheets (beancurd sticks) (枝竹炆鱸魚)

P0063 Joong/Jongzi (Sticky Rice Wrapped in Bamboo Leaves) (鹹肉粽)

P0064 Sichuan Chili Pepper Chicken (辣子雞丁)

P0065 Cantonese Fried Chicken (炸子雞)

P0066 Braised Abalone Dried Conpoy and Black Mushrooms (紅燒瑤柱鮑魚)

P0067 Pot Stickers (鍋貼)

P0068 Braised Chicken with Ginger and Green Onion (薑蔥炆雞)

P0069 Winter Melon Chicken Soup (冬瓜雞湯)

P0070 Mussels Stir-Fried with Thai Basil (九層塔炒淡菜)

P0071 Fried Rice Noodles with Beef (Dry Style) (乾炒牛河)

P0072 Dry Fish Stir-fried with Pressed Tofu (小魚干辣椒)

P0073 Minced Beef Over Rice in Clay Pot (窩蛋免冶牛肉煲仔飯)

P0074 Steamed Curry Squid (Dim Sum) (咖哩蒸魷魚)

P0075 General Tso's Chicken (左宗棠雞)

P0076 Dace Fish Cake with Lettuce in Soup (生菜鯪魚球)

P0077 Steamed Pork Spareribs with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁蒸排骨)

P0078 Fried Noodles with Garlic and Beef Sauce (牛肉醬抄麺)

P0079 String Beans Stir-Fried with Sa Cha Sauce (沙茶醬抄四季豆)

P0080 Surf Clams Stir-Fried with Yellow Chives (韭黃抄浪蛤)

P0081 Bell Peppers Stuffed with Dace Fish Cake (鯪魚球釀青椒)

P0082 Minced Beef Fried Rice (生炒牛肉飯)

P0083 Hong Kong Style Curry Chicken (咖喱雞球)

P0084 Chicken Stir-fried with Broccoli (芥蘭抄雞片)

P0085 Ah Leung Hot Garlic Chili Sauce (蒜蓉辣椒醬)

P0086 Pea Shoots Stir-fried with Egg White and Conpoy (瑤柱蛋白炒豆苗)

P0087 Steamed Chicken Wrapped in Lotus Leaves (荷香蒸滑雞)

P0088 Chinese Chives Stir-Fried with Eggs (韭菜炒蛋)

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Amazing! Thanks so much for my first Christmas present, Ah Leung! S'beautiful! :wub:

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after reading the cookbook thread i need to get rid of some stuff so...

Breakfast at Nine Tea at Four: Favorite Recipes from The Mainstay Inn

Cooking in Old Salem

Elisa Celli's Italian Light Cooking

The King's Bread: Eighteenth century cooking at Niagra

Know Your Onions

Old Sturbridge Village Cooking

pm me if you are interested

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I'm cleaning out the basement:

Top Secret Restaurant Recipes

Top Secret Recipes Lite

Meat by Omaha Steaks John Harrison with Frederick Simon

Making Your Own Gourmet Coffee Drinks

Not one, but 3 copies of Sharing Recipes, which is a cookbook my friend's mom, a farm wife and excellent cook, put together and had printed. Very oldfashioned, down home recipes.

And not a cookbook, but I'm sure there are food related pic in there, Anne Geddes Down in the Garden.

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I'm cleaning out the basement:

Top Secret Restaurant Recipes

Top Secret Recipes Lite

Meat by Omaha Steaks John Harrison with Frederick Simon

Making Your Own Gourmet Coffee Drinks

Not one, but 3 copies of Sharing Recipes, which is a cookbook my friend's mom, a farm wife and excellent cook, put together and had printed.  Very oldfashioned, down home recipes.

And not a cookbook, but I'm sure there are food related pic in there, Anne Geddes Down in the Garden.

Top Secret Recipes, TS Lite, and one Sharing Recipes book taken.

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Not a cookbook exactly, but....

I just got a free copy of Anthony Bourdain's The Nasty Bits in the mail.

My sister gave me this book for Christmas and I have already read (and loved) it.

So, I have this extra free copy.

First person to pm me gets it.

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Not a cookbook exactly, but....

I just got a free copy of Anthony Bourdain's The Nasty Bits in the mail.

My sister gave me this book for Christmas and I have already read (and loved) it.

So, I have this extra free copy.

First person to pm me gets it.

The book has been claimed.

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ok- two weeks of nursing an inflamed quad(lift, turn and walk with the heavy snow - DON'T pivot on the right leg) and some friends at work brought me some donations/discards. if you are interested please pm me:

Coastal Cooking by John Shields

Martha Stewart Livin Annual Recipes 2003

Nathalie Dupree Cooks Everyday Meals from a Well-stocked Pantry

Nathalie Dupree Cooks for Family and Friends

The Williamsburg Cookbook

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resurrecting this thread in order to weed a few more books from my shelves - if you're interested, drop me a PM and we'll make arrangements. i'll be sending things out via media mail, unless you specifically request otherwise, and am only asking to be reimbursed for postage. thank you! :smile:

The Sugar Club - Peter Gordon

The Great Big Cookie Book - Barbara Grunes & Virgina Can Vynckt

The Cheese Lover's Cookbook (2000) - Paula Lambert

Bake It To the Limit - Dede Wilson

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I recently got a box from my MIL of "cookbooks" that belonged to her mother. Most of them are little pamphlets put out by major brands. Here's what I have:

The Complete Cheese Cookbook(from Kraft 1971)

The Fondue Cookbook by Beth Merriman 1969

5 Great Cuisines with Planters Peanut Oil apparently they are American, Italian, Chinese, Jewish, and French

A Taste of the Orient this was put out by Nisei woman's society of christian service community methodist church, Ontario, Oregon 1967

James Beard's Creative Cooking 1972--this is a tiny little pamphlet which claims to contain more than 100 exciting variations on basic recipe

Spice Islands Cooks Survival Cookbook1978

Easy-To-Do Cooking: Fish 1978

New Recipes for Pasta, Rice & Beans from Pillsbury 1993

Cottage Cheese Recipe Book no year

Cranberries and How to Cook Them no year, but it looks very 50's/60's

The French Have a Word for it: Mayonnaise Best Foods, 1972

Sauce-iology Schilling sauces, no year

Fondue 1970

these next 3 are slightly thicker mass market paper backs

the Great American Buffet Cookbook1979

The International Cheese Recipe Book1981

The Unharried Hostess: Thirty gourmet Dinners, Thirty Minutes Each to Pepare by Rebecca Reis 1963

If anybody is interested PM me.


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The cookbook giveaways have been a great tool for Society members. I want to facilitate this a bit by offering two tools as you offer your cookbooks to others.

1. Donors - Post your list

2. Wanters - PM the Donor - please don't respond directly on this topic

3. Donors - As soon as a book is claimed add

[s]book title[/s] 

around your book and that will show that it is no longer available. Don't delete your book...just make a line through it.

4. Donors - if you've passed the edit window, PM me and I'll make the edit for you.

And let me know if I can help in any way.

Rob

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I recently got a box from my MIL of "cookbooks" that belonged to her mother. Most of them are little pamphlets put out by major brands. Here's what I have:

The Complete Cheese Cookbook(from Kraft 1971)

The Fondue Cookbook by Beth Merriman 1969

5 Great Cuisines with Planters Peanut Oil apparently they are American, Italian, Chinese, Jewish, and French

A Taste of the Orient this was put out by Nisei woman's society of christian service community methodist church, Ontario, Oregon 1967

James Beard's Creative Cooking 1972--this is a tiny little pamphlet which claims to contain more than 100 exciting variations on basic recipe

Spice Islands Cooks Survival Cookbook1978

Easy-To-Do Cooking: Fish 1978

New Recipes for Pasta, Rice & Beans from Pillsbury 1993

Cottage Cheese Recipe Book no year

Cranberries and How to Cook Them no year, but it looks very 50's/60's

The French Have a Word for it: Mayonnaise Best Foods, 1972

Sauce-iology Schilling sauces, no year

Fondue 1970

these next 3 are slightly thicker mass market paper backs

the Great American Buffet Cookbook1979

The International Cheese Recipe Book1981

The Unharried Hostess: Thirty gourmet Dinners, Thirty Minutes Each to Pepare by Rebecca Reis 1963

If anybody is interested PM me.

Ok, if nobody is interested in these books, I will have to get rid of them some other way. I'll keep them around until thursday, so if anybody wants any of them PM by then. Thanks!


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5 copies of Pastry's Best Feb 2006, Nov 2005, May 2006, Aug 2006, May 2007

They are waaay beyond me, home baker that I am.

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The cookbook giveaways have been a great tool for Society members. I want to facilitate this a bit by offering two tools as you offer your cookbooks to others.

1. Donors - Post your list

2. Wanters - PM the Donor - please don't respond directly on this topic

3. Donors - As soon as a book is claimed add

[s]book title[/s] 

around your book and that will show that it is no longer available. Don't delete your book...just make a line through it.

4. Donors - if you've passed the edit window, PM me and I'll make the edit for you.

And let me know if I can help in any way.

Rob

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resurrecting this post, as i am once again weeding out my cookbook shelf, making room for all of the new purchases :biggrin:

all books are free - if you ask for several books, or for an especially heavy one (that muffin book is a big 'un), i might ask only to have postage reimbursed. i should be able to get all books into the mail in the next week or two, and will send everything media mail. if you're interested in snapping up any of the following, PM me & i'll get back to you ASAP!

Kerry

Ice Cream Treats - Charity Ferreira

1001 Muffins - Gregg R. Gillespie

East West Food - Chris Benians, Barney Brown, etc.

Tropical Desserts - Andrew MacLauchlan

S'mores - Lisa Adams

The Sugar Club Cookbook - Peter Gordon

Little Cakes from the Whimsical Bakehouse - Kaye Hansen

The Magic of Jelly - Welch's

The Essential Dessert Cookbook - Whitecap Books


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Bumping this thread back up. Maybe we can branch out to kitchen items too that can be mailed?

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Whhhhattt?!

How is it that I just noticed this thread?!!! Too bad as well 'cause I've been wanting that Chinese One-Dish Meals by Huang Su-Huei book so badly argh!

I should try to dig up some of my bookies too...


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more books to get rid of:

All Time Family Favorites: Country Christmas

Betty Crocker's Soups and Stews

Christmas Feasts from History - Lorna J. Sass

Christmas Memories with Recipes

Cookies for Christmas

Cooking Light Annual Recipes 1997

Cooking Light Annual Recipes 1998

The Frugal Gourmet Celebrates Christmas - Jeff Smith

Gifts from the Christmas Kitchen

In the Kitchen with Bob: My Family's Best - Bob Bowersox

Martha Stewart's Quickcook

Master Class at Johnson & Wales

Salads - Time/Life The Good Cook/Techniques & Recipes

The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook - Rosso & Lukins

if anyone is interested please let me know


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more books to get rid of:

All Time Family Favorites: Country Christmas

Betty Crocker's Soups and Stews

Christmas Feasts from History - Lorna J. Sass

Christmas Memories with Recipes

Cookies for Christmas

Cooking Light Annual Recipes 1997

Cooking Light Annual Recipes 1998

The Frugal Gourmet Celebrates Christmas - Jeff Smith

Gifts from the Christmas Kitchen

In the Kitchen with Bob: My Family's Best - Bob Bowersox

Martha Stewart's Quickcook

Master Class at Johnson & Wales

Salads - Time/Life The Good Cook/Techniques & Recipes

The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook - Rosso & Lukins

if anyone is interested please let me know

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greetings all - some books that came into the library that weren't added to the collection and i have harvested the recipes i want so.... if anything strikes your fancy pm me and all will be answered in order of receipt

Folse, John. Hot Beignets and Warm Boudoirs

Lagasse, Emeril. Every Day's a Party

Lewis, Richard W. Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story

An Old Fashioned Country Christmas

The Southern Living Cookbook

Stewart, Martha. Martha Stewart's Christmas

Time-Life Foods of the World. Wine and Spirits

Verge, Roger. Cuisine of the Sun

Williams- Sonoma. Simple Classics Cookbook

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the following books have been claimed :

Folse, John. Hot Beignets and Warm Boudoirs

Time-Life Foods of the World. Wine and Spirits

Verge, Roger. Cuisine of the Sun

Williams- Sonoma. Simple Classics Cookbook


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