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I Never Promised You a Cookbook (Papazian, Rita)

I Never Promised You a Cookbook (Papazian, Rita)


I Never Promised You a Cookbook

by Rita Papazian

Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; First edition (June 2, 2018)

Language : English

Paperback : 212 pages

ISBN-10 : 1720690456

ISBN-13 : 978-1720690450


I began with the thought that this book would be a combination of memoir and cookbook with the basis, of course, food. As you, the reader, will see, the memoir part consists of a few personal essays with a focus on family and food coupled with articles I wrote about celebrity chefs, who had written cookbooks and were publicizing them at bookstores in Connecticut. I reported on these book-signings for a local newspaper.

The recipes come mainly from my mother's recipe file and my own. These include many of the recipes that either I or my mother made mostly the last 30 years of the twentieth century, before this country really turned its focus on so-called "gourmet" dishes and those that reflected the latest trend in eating and diets. 

I have written this book for my family and friends and for the extended family of food lovers, in hopes that others may find the joy in compiling their own recipes into a cookbook, and better yet, a memoir cookbook. I never promised a cookbook. Surprise! Here it is. 

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