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Old 08-20-2011, 07:36 AM   #1
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Favorite cookbook

I was wondering what your favorite cookbooks are while traveling?
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Old 08-20-2011, 08:24 AM   #2
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:00 PM   #3
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I've been copying my favourite recipes from a myriad of cookbooks for "the road."

I do not want to clutter my AS or weigh it down with umpteen cookbooks.

Recipes also have to work with whatever cooking utensils are inside Airstream. I have a favourite cheese fondue recipe, but will not be in the road book because I do not want to take fondue pot and related utensils, etc.
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:17 PM   #4
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Sherri's cookbook

Great story behind it. Great recipe resource.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:29 PM   #6
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Thank you I went back and down loaded the section on beef
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:57 PM   #7
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White Trash Cooking and White Trash Cooking II, both have some of the best recipes ever invented and great to use on the road. Some of my all time favorite recipes have come from these 2 books. Fun to read as well.

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Favorite cookbook

I don't have a single favorite, but something that I enjoy doing while traveling is to acquire "community-based" cookbooks at church bazarrs, fleamarkets, etc. Often, these cookbooks make use of regional foods that are plentiful in season . . . or have recipes for ethnic foods common to the area/region. I typically have two or three such cookbooks in my trailer and rotate out the books that I don't use once or twice a year and add them to the collection in my study.

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Overlander64, that's one of my favorite things to do too. My poor husband trails along behind me as I search for fun books and I feel sorry for him but he never complains when it comes time to eat!

I'm a chef and so most of mine are in my head and I have my family favorites written down that I leave at home. I'm thinking of recopying them and putting them in the AS. (our maiden voyage is next weekend and I can't wait) My mother wrote a cookbook and I called her the other day to ask for another copy of it to keep in my AS. So there you have it. I'm all over the board.
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Some of my favorites (these go in the MH always)

All these are still in print:
The Huntsville Heritage Cookbook (Alabama; Junior League-45 years since original publishing - my home town so I'm partial to this one), The Silver Palate (about 30 years old), Harold McGee - On Food and Cooking (Food Science), Ratio, Cooking for Geeks,
THe New Best Recipe & More Best Recipes (Cooks Illustrated), Supernatural Cooking (Swanson) and The Splendid Table Podcast (splendidtable.publicradio.org/podcast). I also always have the Joy of Cooking with me.
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Thank you I went back and down loaded the section on beef
Be sure and get the rest of it, too. It's plain text format (zipped), but the beef part, while nicely formatted in a pdf, is only a small part.

Also, welcome to the forums!
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Our favorite camping cookbooks are:
Campfire Cuisine by Robin Donovan
Cook This, Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide by David Zinczenko, Matt Goulding
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All these are still in print:
The Huntsville Heritage Cookbook (Alabama; Junior League-45 years since original publishing - my home town so I'm partial to this one), The Silver Palate (about 30 years old), Harold McGee - On Food and Cooking (Food Science), Ratio, Cooking for Geeks,
THe New Best Recipe & More Best Recipes (Cooks Illustrated), Supernatural Cooking (Swanson) and The Splendid Table Podcast (splendidtable.publicradio.org/podcast). I also always have the Joy of Cooking with me.
The Silver Palate... yes, we have that: YUM! When are you heading out? We're following you!
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