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This edition includes a foreword by award-winning author Wayson Choy and a new introduction by the well-known food writer Rose Murray. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lots of good stick to your ribs delicious food, and wonderful, humourous and often thoughtful anecdotes that make you feel all “homey” and “cosy”. Elaine rated it it was amazing Apr 29, She was years old when she died last fall.

The sidebars are such an important part! I have no idea how many times I have read this book! If you love to bake this book is a must for your kitchen bookshelf. Michelle Tabor rated it really liked it Jan 06, Mennonite Country Cooking by Edna Staebler. So I hunted around and found this cookbook no easy feat, Brian is in renovating mode and my living room is full of scaffolding and all of my cookbooks are taped up behind huge sheets of plastic.


Jennifer rated it really liked it Oct 05, Sarah rated it really liked it Oct 12, I wound up with twice the liquid specified and had to doctor the finished sauce, because it was sour and bland. Andy rated it it was ok Apr 12, Janine Werby rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Jesse De Angelis rated it it was amazing Apr 05, I could have found this recipe online I looked, it is online but I love this cookbook. And one shivery morning in September I mixed my bread dough at dawn and went back to my warm welcome bed.

Though her Schmecks series is what Staebler is best remembered for, she was a journalist and considered herself “strictly an amateur cook. Dora Dashes, June 9, Drizzle some sauce with raisins over top. Originally published inEdna Staebler’s Food That Really Schmecks went on to sell tens of thousands of copies and earned its author national acclaim.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. If you like g I have no idea how many times I have read this book! As much a snapshot of a way of life as a book of recipes, Food That Really Schmecks is infused with Staebler’s keen observations, anecdotes and a frank, no-nonsense approach. Xiola rated it really liked it Aug 10, Skim fat from liquid. It has been translated into several languages and is sold all over the world.


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When in doubt, just ask Edna. You are likely to wind up with double the sauce you need.

It’s timeless — a reliable source of good recipes and a delight to read. Her cookies are great and her Neil Harbour bread recipe is my favourite bread recipe of all time.

In winter I put it on a shelf above an electric heating unit. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 2 to 3 hours, until very tender.

Schmecking, one last time

In the s, Edna Staebler moved in with an Old Order Mennonite family to absorb their oral history and learn about Mennonite culture and cooking. Drain and cool them. Paperbackpages.

Anne rated it it was amazing Jan 28,