Rae over at Bunnyfoot writes a rather insouciant blog I've been enjoying a lot lately, and she invited me to participate in another (aarrgh! dreaded word coming up) meme. Here goes.
total number of cookbooks i've owned: This is embarrassing. I have two bookcases' worth of cookbooks. (But I can explain! My mom recently gave me scads of her old books, and for a couple of years I was a food editor for a newspaper so I got zillions of freebies, many of which I sold to Green Apple Books in SF -- and Rae, I wonder if you bought any of them.)
last cookbook i bought: I bought these two on the same day just weeks before we moved, so they're still in a box in the garage but I can't wait to get my hands on them.
"Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods" by Sandor Ellix Katz, Sally Fallon
"The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating" by Fergus Henderson
five cookbooks that mean a lot to me:
which five people would you most like to see fill this out in their blog?
Well, I'd like to ask M.F.K. Fisher, Richard Olney, Waverly Root, Elizabeth David and Mrs. Beeton, but they're all dead...