Today was the bi-annual library sale at the San Leandro library. As usual, I got there early and headed straight to the cookbook section. It’s been a while since I was able to get a really good book, but pretty much all my collection of ethnic cookbooks comes from there. I tried not to buy too many books this time, because I really have nowhere to put them. This is what I got:
– Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book. I already have this book, and I LOVE this book, but my copy is all dirty and messed up from years of use. The one I found at the library is practically new. It was a birthday gift to someone who was to use it as a menu for other people to make her ice cream. I know because the note explaining that is still in the book 🙂
– How To Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food. Another book that doesn’t seem to have been used by its previous owner. Understandable, this is the type of book a beginner cook would gravitate towards, and then realize they don’t want to cook after all.
– A Taste of Provence: Classic Recipes from the South of France. I’ll never get to the “Ps” on my international food project, but I can hope.
– Flavours of Hungary. I do have a chance of one day reaching the “Hs”, I believe.
– Art of Lithuanian Cooking. And if I reach the “Hs”, why not the “Ls”? Plus I had a dear friend in college whose parents were Lithuanian. Dahlia, if you ever see this blog posting, e-mail me!.
And that’s it. Not bad for 5 bucks. 🙂