The smell of chocolate chip cookies, apple pie baking in the oven, fried chicken on the stove, or homemade pizza, all hot & bubbly, triggers memories of the days when Grandma, Mom, Aunt B, or Dad cooked up a treat or special dinner for the family. Recipes passed down, or your own current favorites, deserve to be shared with the next generation. Many recipes may be found online, but there is something special about recipes handwritten by someone who matters to you.
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This book, “Home Cooking: Treasured Family Recipes”, is a perfect way to store and protect these special recipes.
It’s pages are in a binder and can be removed and replaced, making for easy writing . There is a picture album for recipe cards, pictures of the dish, or for a picture of the person contributing to the book. There is also a section with pockets to store favorites, like those cut from magazines or printed from the internet. This type of binder and photo album combo is available in many styles for your individual taste and needs.
— For the Bride or Groom
— For yourself
If you enjoy cooking, even if you aren’t a professional chef, there are surely dishes you would like to save – those your family & friends ask you to bring to parties, recipes downloaded from the internet, or a creation made by a friend.
A pinch of this, a dash of that and you have a tasty dish. The creative juices are flowing! If experimenting, jot down the ingredients you use, in case it ends up being a winner. Save the recipe for yourself, and share with others.
Keep this binder for yourself, record your own decadent delights, and refer to it when that urge strikes to make that double chocolate, gooey, but yummy dessert. Again.
It is obvious that the above recipes are loved! Now they will be protected from further drips and spills in this great binder!
— For the Kids
Junior chefs can join you in the kitchen, helping to cook lunch, dinner, or a special dessert. When they come across a meal that they wouldn’t mind having again, let them write it in the book. (Younger ones may need a little help, of course.) Include ingredients, instructions, the date and any comments they may want to make about their creation.
As time passes, there will eventually be a book of recipes and memories of their younger days.
— For a Keepsake
Finally, this Recipe Binder can be used to preserve those inherited recipe cards that belonged to Mom, Grandma, or other relatives and friends. Keeping a record of those beloved concoctions becomes the responsibility of those who are able and willing to continue the traditions – in this case, the tradition of cooking the family favorites.
Are you up for the challenge? Will you find a way to continue making the Whippersnappers (or insert your family dish here) that your family loves?