Cookbooks, honestly

Jasper White, in his introduction to Cooking from New England (1989):

“I typed this book, but I did not write it. I doubt if anyone has ever really written a cookbook. I believe that the creative process in cooking is a matter of transforming small parts of a much greater body of folk knowledge into new variations, however slight the differences.”

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  1. Delena says:

    Amen

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