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Food That Really Schmecks by Edna Staebler

This book is immensely charming and fun to read. Dec 22, Kerri rated it it was amazing Shelves: If your man love to cook, her is a great Christmas suggestion! Janine Werby rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Some like the squeezed juice of the onion in the vood as well as the onions; Some like more onions. Put the beans into boiling salted water and cook them just along enough to be barely soft. Though her Schmecks series is what Staebler is best remembered for, she was a journalist and considered herself “strictly an amateur cook.

View all 8 comments. Lots of good stick to your ribs delicious food, and wonderful, humourous and often thoughtful anecdotes that make you feel all “homey” and “cosy”.

Remove beef from vinegar mixture. Edna calls the one of her standbys and makes them whenever she has chicken fat on hand and claims that no other shortening gives them quite the delicacy. I split the difference. While visiting at a summer cottage I found the perfect rising place on a cool day was the seat of my car parked in the sun.


If your temperature is normal, a warm spot or high shelf in your kitchen might do, or you could turn on the heat in your oven at its lowest setting for five minutes, then turn it off and put the dough in. Jan 06, Angela rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Pour remaining 1 cup cold water into tub or jar with tight lid. Anne rated it it was amazing Jan 28, To order copies of Toronto Star articles, please go to: Jun 09, Nancy Cousintine rated it it was amazing.

Food That Really Schmecks

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Described by Edith Fowke as folklore literature, Staebler’s cookbooks have earned her national acclaim. Turn heat to medium-high.

The sidebars are such an important part! Butter Meal Cookies Edna calls the one of her standbys and makes them whenever she has chicken fat on hand reallh claims that no other shortening gives them quite the delicacy. Place in large container preferably with tight lid.

I have no idea how many times I have read this book!

I told Edna about going cross country skiing last winter and one realoy the skiers produced these delicious cookies at lunch time and said they were made from a recipe in her cookbook that called for chicken fat. Woolum rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Drop n spoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet and pat out as thins as possible using your hands or a fork dipped in flour. I felt full just flipping through the book, and Staebler’s appreciation for food sometimes fkod me laugh out loud.


A perfect blend of old tradition and modern technology.

To ask other readers questions about Food That Really Schmecksplease sign up. If you like good home cooking, and a happy palate both for yourself, and your family, you cannot go wrong with this book! Lists with This Book. Great recipes accompanied by wonderful stories and anecdotes.

Now take the salted onion in your hand and with the other hand squeeze as much of juice out of the onion as you can. Drain and cool them. Sue rated it it was amazing Apr 13, I put mine on a sunny window ledge. Montmorency Meat Loaf Mrs. Lindsay rated it really liked it Mar 27, Laurie Stradling rated it liked it Jul 14, Tina rated it liked it Sep 29, Skim fat from liquid.

Want to Read saving…. She doesn’t treat food as something to revere or fear–food is to be eaten and enjoyed. Edna Staebler books are always a great read!