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Handwritten Recipes: A Bookseller's Collection Of Curious And Wonderful Recipes Forgotten Between The Pages (2012)

by Michael Popek(Favorite Author)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 4
0399160140 (ISBN13: 9780399160141)
Perigee Trade
review 1: An interesting premise -- what to do with all the papers left in the books? Is there another book coming -- on the grocery lists or maybe the dry cleaning receipts?This is exactly what it says: a collection of recipes left in books. The problem I have with these recipes is this: if they were good recipes, why were they left in books? If the owners of the recipes didn't want them, why should I?
review 2: An interesting collection of recipes Popek found tucked insided books that come into bookstore. Some sound absoultly disgusting. Some sound wonderful. One or two are dishes I had in the past and never saw the recipe in any book. A delighful discovery. They are older recipes and are for more curiosty and historical value mostly. A brave soul might try more tha
... moren a few beyond the desserts and breads. Overall, a joyful read.I won a copy of this book here on Goodreads. less
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a neat little book... recommend it for anyone with a cookbook collection.
Each book that a handwritten recipe was tucked into was also given
A pretty cool book. Reminded me of my grandmother.
Charming and I will try some of the recipes.
Neat Book **
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