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Thursday, June 9th, 2011

My collection of vintage cookbooks is actually an offshoot of a more general book habit. I’ve been converted recently to the joys of e-book readers, but I still really love the smell and feel of old trade paperbacks. Which is why I found myself browsing through my parents’ books, and picking up a 1970s copy […]

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

First order of business: today is the last day to vote for Cookbook Archaeology in the “Best Cook-Through” category at the Saveur Blog Awards; it only takes a second, and your support is much appreciated! Today is also my last day of law school. And this is the cocktail with which I will be relaxing […]

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

It’s been a crazy-busy week. So, though it’s not over, I’m taking a moment and pouring myself a dirty pickle martini.

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Last entry! Got it in before the red carpet show! And these were the tough-to-pun-on films too…I bring you: Zuckerburgers:

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

These Sour Cream Drop Cookies come from The Complete American Jewish Cookbook, which is one of the most dessert-centric cookbooks I’ve ever come across. It’s kind of funny: cookies are so common these days, but they don’t appear in a ton of mid-century recipe collections. Except for Jewish and Southern ones. An interesting observation…

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Some of you may have noticed either or both of the following on this blog: 1) I own a copy of a 1960s bartending guide and have not yet made anything out of it, 2) I love bourbon. My roomie finished her first final today and we’re both sitting inside being warm and cozy and […]