rachelfershleiser:

allmesopotamia:

The Oldest Cookbooks in the World" This tablet includes 25 recipes for stews, 21 are meat stews and 4 are vegetable stews. The recipes list the ingredients and the order in which they should be added, but does not give measures or cooking time - they were clearly meant only for experienced chefs.
YBC 4644 from the Old Babylonian Period, ca. 1750 BC”

Coooooooool.

Well, you wouldn’t need to worry about spilling stuff on it. High-res

rachelfershleiser:

allmesopotamia:

The Oldest Cookbooks in the World" This tablet includes 25 recipes for stews, 21 are meat stews and 4 are vegetable stews. The recipes list the ingredients and the order in which they should be added, but does not give measures or cooking time - they were clearly meant only for experienced chefs.

YBC 4644 from the Old Babylonian Period, ca. 1750 BC”

Coooooooool.

Well, you wouldn’t need to worry about spilling stuff on it.

Books to Spark Your Crafty Side

Your quest for the perfect present for the friend who has Etsy bookmarked, always unearths the gems at the local thrift shop, and can navigate Michael’s blindfolded ends here.

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
Handmade to Sell: Hello Craft’s Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz by Kelly Rand
The Homemade Pantry by Alana Chernila
The Handbuilt Home by Ana White
I Spy DIY Style by Jenni Radosevich
The Preservation Kitchen by Paul Virant
New Dress a Day: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion Dos from Thrift-Store Don’ts by Marisa Lynch

Irresistible Books for Cooks

The foodies on your list will devour new cookbooks by such culinary luminaries as Ina Garten and Lidia Bastaniach and rising stars, Deb Perelman and Yottam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.

Barefoot Contessa Foolproof by Ina Garten
The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman
Lidia’s Favorite Recipes by Lidia Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali
Michael Symon’s Carnivore by Michael Symon
Susan Feniger’s Street Food by Susan Feniger
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz
Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yottam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
The Epicurious Cookbook by Tanya Steel and the Editors of Epicurious.com
Tyler Florence Fresh by Tyler Florence
Vintage Cakes by Julie Richardson
The Foothills Cuisine of Blackberry Farm by Sam Beall
Dirt Candy: A Cookbook by Amanda Cohen and Ryan Dunlavey
The Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Diana Kuan
The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Weekends by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift

aaknopf:

Thank you, Google.

“Cooking is like love; it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”
                                                                                                 -Julia Child

aaknopf:

Thank you, Google.

“Cooking is like love; it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”

                                                                                                 -Julia Child

aaknopf:

Join us for Julia Child’s 100th birthday celebration! Great food, tributes, trivia, and prizes!
Want to show off your baking talents? Bring a Julia Child-inspired baked-good and be entered the chance to win a fabulous prize package!
The Deets:
Wednesday, August 15, 7-9 PM
The powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.), DUMBO, Brooklyn
Tributes to Julia from:
Tamar Adler — An Everlasting Meal
Dave Crofton — One Girl Cookies
Matt Lewis — Baked
Deb Perelman — SmittenKitchen.com
Serving as MC: Alyssa Shelasky — Apron Anxiety, Grub Street
PS: Free Wine!
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aaknopf:

Join us for Julia Child’s 100th birthday celebration! Great food, tributes, trivia, and prizes!

Want to show off your baking talents? Bring a Julia Child-inspired baked-good and be entered the chance to win a fabulous prize package!

The Deets:

Wednesday, August 15, 7-9 PM

The powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.), DUMBO, Brooklyn

Tributes to Julia from:

Tamar AdlerAn Everlasting Meal

Dave Crofton — One Girl Cookies

Matt Lewis — Baked

Deb Perelman — SmittenKitchen.com

Serving as MC: Alyssa Shelasky — Apron Anxiety, Grub Street

PS: Free Wine!