Cookbook Meme

Before my summer vacation, I was tagged by the Baby Rambutan, Stel, for this meme. So here it is finally, a bit late.
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1. Total number of cookbooks I own: 40-50 Not including magazines

2. Last cookbook I bought: The latest cookbook I own, I did not buy but a birthday gift from Jade, who truly knows what pleases me the most.
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3. Last food/cookbook read: Still reading…Monet’s Cookery Notebooks by Claire Joyes. Blending Monet’s biography, artwork, and cooking; what could be a better combination?

4. 5 cookbooks that mean a lot to me:
Fanny Farmer Cookbook by Marion Cunningham – the first cookbook I ever purchased for me, and has been my bible ever since.
Let’s Cook with Nora by Nora Daza – a gift from a very good friend who is great at Filipino cooking.
Lutuing Pilipino (katutubo at Makabago) ni Aling Charing – Another gift from another friend who also knew I needed a lot of help in Filipino cooking 🙂
Old North State Cooking – a gift from my Mother-in-Law, to help me cook the North Carolina way.
Great Dishes of the World by Robert Carrier – probably the oldest book I own, found at a rummage sale.

5. 5 other people whom you’d like to see fill in this tag…
I think this tag has found the end of the line. I think most of the food bloggers on my links have been tagged already. If there are any readers out there who haven’t been tagged, please feel free to continue on.

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About Jeanette Moore (JMom)

I am a terrible housekeeper but I do love to cook so it all evens out in the end. I like to try new recipes that I think my family will like. However, I am not one to follow all recipes to the letter. I tend to tweak and change the recipes based on what I have on hand and how I am feeling at the time. Feel free to share your versions, I just might try it out next time I make the dish again.

2 thoughts on “Cookbook Meme

  1. JMom

    Anything for you, Stel 🙂 O I noticed that too when I read your book list. I wish I could get my hands on more Filipino cookbooks. The two that I have are classics, but not many pictures. I’m a visual person eh. I just love cookbooks with plenty of photos. That’s why that Donna Hay book is becoming a fast favorite. Jade and I were just looking through it last weekend. Thanks again!


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