Church and High School Cook Books

Discussion in 'Cookbook Reviews' started by mrdecoy1, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. mrdecoy1

    mrdecoy1

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    Hi my mom gave me two huge boxes of cook books some very old. Many are from churches and high schools. Are those books usually worth the recipes? usually any good?
     
  2. kaneohegirlinaz

    kaneohegirlinaz

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    For me, I usally flip through these at yard sales and the like, sometimes you find a winner

    As for being worth any coin?  Not so much...

    I know as someone who has been "published" in several of these, they're just plain ole fun ...
     
  3. phatch

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    you can find regional and specialty gold in them, but there's a lot of garbage hiding those prize recipes.
     
  4. mrdecoy1

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    Right I meant are the recipes any good? how do I know? suppose it's just a personal taste issue. Hey by the way, I made French onion soup from scratch, was my first step outside of my comfort zone....the soup was great and tasted as good as any restaurant soup I've had. Yay!
     
  5. kaneohegirlinaz

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    The cook books that I have do have some nice recipes in them.  I would say that by ib large, the recipes are dishes that people are sharing from their kitchens.  Nothing fancy, no uber expensive ingredients, just honest home cookin'