|My newest addition to my cookbook collections|
I do love cookbooks. I love to buy them. I love to rent them from the library. I love to read them and try new recipes. I do actually get most of my recipes now from the internet - mostly blogs and Food.com or AllRecipes.com, but I still love to hold cookbooks in my hand.
I have some cookbooks that I only use a few recipes from but I don't want to part with them. I have a few that I rarely use but feel like I might someday such as the Sneaky Chef, Deceptively Delicious and Once a Month Cooking.
I do actually only keep the cookbooks that fit into my little cabinet above my stove. If I get more than will fit in my cabinet, then out one of them goes.
I keep A LOT of recipes in my two three-ring binders. I have the white one which contains mostly freezer friendly recipes. My green one contains all of my recipes. I three whole punch some and I put some in plastic sleeves.
I have my home preservation books as well. I love my Ball Blue Book of Canning and my Home Preserving.
Although by far my most favorite cookbook that I have is my Little House Cookbook. I love this book. I could read the recipes over and over again. It is so wonderfully written.
Today my sweet husband bought me three new cookbooks at Half Price Books. I found The Original Fannie Farmer 1896 Cook Book (The Boston Cooking School) and I cannot wait to read it!
I also purchased The Healthy Bread in 5 Minutes a Day since I have already renewed it from the library twice.
Finally, I bought Putting Food By because I have heard such good things about it.
I have my Rival Crock Pot cookbook and my church cook book from my husband's home church.
I also have one guilty pleasure cookbook - Skinny Italian. I bought it after I saw that she canned over 100 cans of tomato sauce and was just curious about it. Turns out it is a very interesting book with several good recipes although I can't completely recommend it.
And finally, I love the book Super Baby Food. It is a great book for how to start out feeding babies although I think it could be organized better, but it is not just a baby food book. It has a lot of great homemade recipes for snacks and other things.
Again, I don't always rely on my cookbooks but I like knowing they are there. How about you? What are some of your favorite cookbooks?