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Of Olives, Vinegar, & Online Learning

Of Olives, Vinegar, & Online Learning

I’m SO excited to share this with you guys! Gene and I visited Greenville, South Carolina earlier this year–BC, Before COVID–and we discovered their local Oil & Vinegar shop. I immediately fell in love with it. I didn’t know much at all about olive oils or vinegar, and/but I love learning new things! The gentleman working that day (I think his name was Robert) was kind, friendly, and incredibly helpful.  He guided us through the shop and suggested some oils…

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Favorite Cookbooks, Part 2

Favorite Cookbooks, Part 2

Yesterday I showed you some of the first cookbooks I used.  One of them was the Fannie Farmer Cookbook.  That is STILL my go-to cookbook, even after all these years!  Mama has–and still uses–the 1965 edition.  I bought a copy before I got married, and then later I upgraded to the 1996 edition. Even if you have never cooked in your whole life, you could pick up this book and cook successfully.  The directions for the recipes are clearly explained,…

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Favorite Cookbooks, Part 1

Favorite Cookbooks, Part 1

We’re trekking back in time again today!  Here is the cookbook I grew up with!  I mean THE cookbook I grew up with!   This is The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, and it is the first cookbook I remember using.  As I said the other day, Mama taught me that if I could follow a recipe, I could cook or bake anything I wanted to!  And she was right!  (Here are the basic rules for cooking she shared with me.) Don’t…

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