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Eating well on $4 a day – free ‘Good and Cheap’ cookbook shows you how

Recipe Swap: Cornmeal Crushed Veggies, Brussels Sprout Hash and Eggs, Peanut Dipping Sauce

The cookbook is free. The meals made from it will cost $4 a day. The creator of Good and Cheap is Leanne Brown, a former Edmontonian, who was earning a food studies master’s degree in New York City when she began noting how poorly Americans on low incomes ate. What sorts of meals could be

Those “secret family recipes” are heirlooms

Marilynn and Sheila Brass are inveterate collectors and discoverers of cookbooks, including the handcrafted kind held together by pins and long ago shoved in a forgotten drawer. About 10 years ago the sisters began testing the recipes they trolled attics, flea markets and yard sales to find. These “forensic cookbook authors” collected 6,500 cookbooks, some



Cookbooks… And Books About Cooks

If you’re looking for new cookbooks to inspire you to think outside your proverbial recipe box, check out these titles from the 2010 Canadian Culinary Book Award winners. Each year for the past 13, Cuisine Canada, a food writers’ association, has presented awards to food writers and cookbook authors in six categories – English Special

Stay In Touch!

We love receiving readers’ favourite recipes and recipe requests, and, more recently, hearing about your community cookbooks too. Watch for more community cookbook stories and recipes this month. If you’d like to contact us: Manitoba Co-operator Recipe Swap Box 1794 Carman, Man. R0G 0J0 or email [email protected]


Who Said Hospital Food Wasn’t Good?

RECIPE SWAP 813 favourite recipes from Tiger Hills Health Centre staff are contained in this community cookbook For years the staff at Tiger Hills Health Centre in Treherne swapped recipes back and forth. They talked recipes at coffee breaks, jotted down recommended ones, posted tried and much-approved recipes on bulletin boards to share. As 2000

RECIPE SWAP – for Nov. 6, 2008

SEND RECIPES OR RECIPE REQUESTS TO: Manitoba Co-operator Recipe Swap Box 1794, Carman, Man. R0G 0J0 or e-mail [email protected] To help get the swap started this week, members of the Manitoba Women’s Institute kindly agreed to contribute a series of recipes from their new MWI Cookbook being published as a fundraiser and keepsake for the