Posts tagged cookbooks
Why We Need Cookbooks

In this digital age, why do cookbooks remain in demand? Despite contrary predictions, these types of books continue to do well in the market place. One of the reasons is quality. Readers, it seems, want physical cookbooks. If they don't actually use them in their kitchens, they use them as reference tools and simply for reading enjoyment states Micheline Maynard, a Senior Food and Drink Contributor at Forbes.

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Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker

Upon reading it soon becomes obvious that this is a cookbook written by people who value the effort behind a good home cooked meal:  "We believe that you will go on to unexpected triumphs, based on the sound principles which underlie our recipes, and actually revel in a sense of new-found freedom. You will eat at the hours of your choice. The food will be cooked and seasoned to your discriminating taste. And you will regain the priceless private joy of family living, dining and sharing" (Joy of Cooking Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker 1964 ed.). 


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