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Suzanne

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2011-11-17

Blogs Owned

1. Cookbook Love

Cookbook Love A fun look at vintage and antique cookbooks, old recipes from vintage magazines, and our grandmothers' recipe card boxes. Playful commentary about American culture shifts as demonstrated through cooking.

Tags: food,cooking,humor,cookbooks,foodie, food, cookbooks, recipe crads, humor

2. Tales of an Old Young Man

Adventures of our family and charles our wire fox terrier.

Tags: terrier, puppy, wire fox terrier, family, humor

Latest Blog Posts

  • On Gingerbread and One Humped CamelsMy how things have changed.According to the Food Timeline, gingerbread has been around for centuries, but has shifted and changed with the times, as most things do. For example, in the 1930s it was credited with saving marriages.All Alice had to...
  • Hot Gazpacho à la Alice B. ToklasI've been reading The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book which I bought a few months ago at an estate sale. I thought the title sounded familiar, but had no idea what I was actually buying.The book is a fascinating memoir about Alice's life as friend, lover,...
  • Food Poems for National Poetry Day
    on Oct 6, 2016 in Poetry
    A few years ago, Saveur Magazine published a story called A Feast for Bards: 13 Favorite Food Poems, which opened by saying: "Scratch a poet, find a gourmand. Every aspect of gastronomy, from planting to harvest to cooking to eating, has inspired poe...
  • Subliminal Bananas for a Better Finale"Nothing is smarter, nothing more pleasing, than a fruit finale to a meal."Clearly he agrees.She, however, cannot bring herself to meet his gaze: This disquiets me, and makes me wonder if an even more pleasing finale might be needed.Might the downtur...
  • Viva le Hot Dog!Cookbook Love loves hot dogs!And so does Cutco. And so does their illustrator, Frank Marcello. Just look at this fine fellow fencing, confident in his meat selection:Why he's parried and thrust her burger nearly down to the handle!Consider his form.
  • Pies of Intimidating Beauty
    on Sep 20, 2016
    In the spring I wrote a HuffPost Food piece titled 8 Crusts to Cure Your Fear of Pie-ing because so many of us are intimidated by pie crust. My premise is that pretty doesn't really matter. But then I saw these.Sigh. Now I'm intimidated again.
  • Toast! Photocopy style.
    on Sep 16, 2016 in 1970s Bread Children Toast Xerox
    Check out this darling, yellow and yellowing paperback for kids, published by...XEROX?I love finding children's cookbooks because they take me back to my own childhood, and the books given to me as gifts. The ones I had contained recipes for things l...
  • Coffee 2 waysHere are two recipes for coffee from Meals for Small Families. The second one is both fascinating and revolting.CoffeeFor 1 person: 2 tablespoonfuls ground coffee 1 cup cold waterMix the coffee and water together, cover closely and let stand all nigh...
  • Canning as art?
    on Sep 12, 2016
    Canning as art form! And I can't manage to make a batch of refrigerator pickles.
  • Where there's smoke, there might be cigarettes
    on Nov 5, 2015 in Cigarettes Smoking Women
    This book was my cocktail hour reading a few weeks ago. I had to pick it up, because just look at the cover!I love the way the graphic floats dreamily on the green background, pretending it's real grass. Peering into the scene, I can almost taste the...
  • Random Acts of CookeryIt's rainy and blustery, gray and daunting outside.I'm making guacamole, thawing a cheap steak, roasting a winter squash, and cooking down a ham bone for stock. None of these activities as yet has any connection to any of the others.Random acts of co...
  • How do you want your book to look?
    on Aug 3, 2015 in Kitchen Memories Contest
    We are working on cover designs for the Cookbook Love Kitchen Memories book. Ideas so far have included:A collage of recipes, cookbook covers, and vintage appliance photos.Era-inspired drawings of people cooking in their vintage fripperies. A si...
  • On your mark, pencils set, now WRITE!
    on Jul 31, 2015
    We told you there was news afoot, and the day has come to announce it!In honor of all of you who love to share your memories about kitchens and cooking past, we are putting together a book. Written by YOU!100 entries will be included in the book. Win...
  • News for the Cookbook Love family!
    on Jul 26, 2015
    Because you've all been such lovely boys and girls, Cookbook Love has come up with an extra special treat! Stay tuned for all the details which will be announced later this week.(OK, just one hint. It involves a contest.)...
  • Stove Love. It's a thing.
    on Jul 16, 2015 in Stoves
    A few days ago we posted this amazing, fantabulous, dream stove on the Cookbook Love Facebook page:The darned thing was apparently in competition with Kim Kardashian's butt to break the interwebs, judging by all the likes, shares, and comments that r...
  • Toast! Photocopy style.
    on Jul 2, 2015 in 1970s Bread Children Toast Xerox
    Check out this darling, yellow and yellowing paperback for kids, published by...XEROX?I love finding children's cookbooks because they take me back to my own childhood, and the books given to me as gifts. The ones I had contained recipes for things l...
  • available at amazon
    on Jun 21, 2015
    amazon book link rumplepimple...
  • available at amazon
    on Jun 21, 2015
    http://www.amazon.com/Rumplepimple-Adventures-Suzanne-DeWitt-Hall/dp/098640800X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8...
  • Mail Call
    on Mar 19, 2015
    Today I recieved mail from Sally!Look its a Rumplepimple...My mommy squealed with excitement.I gave it the good old sniff test.What do you think, does it look like Rumplepimple?Follow the link below to find out more about Sally's art work.Click here...
  • Pinterest
    on Jan 16, 2015
    http://www.pinterest.com/halldmarie/rumplepimple-loves-books-my-dog-reads/...

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