The Nancy Drew Cookbook: Clues to Good Cooking Epub

The Nancy Drew Cookbook: Clues to Good Cooking (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, #0) Who would of thought that Nancy Drew would have her own cookbook I was pretty excited when I first got this book, I couldn t wait to try out the recipes and see how they all tasted I yet to try out all the recipes, but so far the ones I tried out are good and bad Considering this book was first published in 1973, you can expect to find some questionable, yucky recipes in here, like Hannah s Cheese Puffs or Souffle Gruen Souffle Gruen is the worst recipe I made so far It was FOUL It was j Who would of thought that Nancy Drew would have her own cookbook I was pretty excited when I first got this book, I couldn t wait to try out the recipes and see how they all tasted I yet to try out all the recipes, but so far the ones I tried out are good and bad Considering this book was first published in 1973, you can expect to find some questionable, yucky recipes in here, like Hannah s Cheese Puffs or Souffle Gruen Souffle Gruen is the worst recipe I made so far It was FOUL It was just egg, butter, and cheese you put into a casserole dish and throw in the oven I gagged when I first took a bite of it and instantly threw it away However, there were some really surprisingly good recipes as well The best ones I made so far were Whistling Bagpipe Crunchies, Bess s Secret Chocolate Waffles, and Detective Burgers They were yummy Overall, this is a good, fun, nostalgic cookbook that any ND fan will enjoy making recipes from Just be careful of making some of these recipes cause they are yucky and will leave a bad taste in your mouth This Blast From The Past vintage book of 1973 my copy is dated 1978 will be lots of fun especially for those who have fond memories of reading the Nancy Drew mystery books It still holds up with classic recipes albeit with cutesy Nancy Drew related names Hollow Oak Nest Eggs, Tapping Heels Griddle Cakes, Old Attic Stuffed Tomatoes, Missing Map Cheese Wafers, Sleuth Soup, etc you get the idea.The recipes are similar to those found in popular cookbooks of the time period, i.e Betty Crock This Blast From The Past vintage book of 1973 my copy is dated 1978 will be lots of fun especially for those who have fond memories of reading the Nancy Drew mystery books It still holds up with classic recipes albeit with cutesy Nancy Drew related names Hollow Oak Nest Eggs, Tapping Heels Griddle Cakes, Old Attic Stuffed Tomatoes, Missing Map Cheese Wafers, Sleuth Soup, etc you get the idea.The recipes are similar to those found in popular cookbooks of the time period, i.e Betty Crocker or Better Homes and Gardens There s a glossary of basic cooking terms helpful for young or any beginning chefs and clear, easy to follow directions The book also includes some ideas for menus, parties, gifts and gives us picnic, holiday and international options Fun, quick read A few cute black and white line drawings add to the vintage charm but there are no color photos.NOTE My copy has different cover Just a fun collectible book that I have had for a few years If you love Nancy Drew and vintage cookbooks, you ll enjoy it. The recipe names are a hoot All are references to particular Nancy Drew mysteries As a big fan of the series as a kid, this was a fun thing to come across at a used bookstore. The recipes are good basic recipes though dated in some cases Those of us that grew up reading Nancy Drew not only will it bring back memories of the character, but also of the flavors from our mother s and grandmother s kitchens The popcorn balls, coffee cake, smothered pork chops, and pear salad types of recipes will take you back to the 70 s in the best of ways The recipes are simple enough that I d feel comfortable letting my kids make them with minimal supervision. adorable cookbook, easy to follow recipes for kids and teens, perfect for Nancy Drew lovers I like how many of the recipes are named after Nancy s mysteries, like Crumbling Wall Coffee Cake or Blackwood Hall Muffins one of my favorite Nancy Drew books , Moonstone Castle Carrot Salad or Scarlet Slipper Raspberry Punch I plan on making Chief McGinnis s waffles, Nancy s scrambler, Ned s potato pancakes, the French quiche and the Haunted Showboat pralines I don t cook at all but I do like to look at Cookbooks especially vintage ones Vintage finds such as stuffed tomatoes just to mentin a few Cleverly named for Nancy Drew books, the book had recipes for parties and other special occasions A great find I collect cookbooks, my mother collects Nancy Drew, so voila My one complaint in this is that the recipes are generally related to the mysteries in name only. Mystery themed recipes and other baffling questions about cooking are answered by the Nancy Drew Cookbook for young readers This series specific cookbook mixed in a dash of mystery with a pinch of thematic recipes Nearly % of these special recipes incorporate part of the titles from the firstvolumes of the classic Nancy Drew mystery series Examples include Double Jinx Salad, Ski Jump Hot Chocolate and Haunted Showboat Pralines Other recipes involve places or characters from the series including Togo Dogs, Mrs Fayne s Famous Rice and Hannah s Cheese Puffs Different recipes incorporate various mystery themed words into their titles Coded Steak Rolls, Mystery Corn Pudding and The Case of the Smothered Pork Chops Some recipes focus on international fare Hong Kong Fortune Cookies, Versailles Au Chocolat and English Style Chops with Herbs Throughout the cookbook, tips from Nancy for a recipe are suggested The girl sleuth recommends adding a mysterious taste, a taste of intrigue, a mysterious crunch or a dash of mystery Bess, the pleasantly plump one naturally has the best recipes George, the closeted lesbian, has disgusting healthy recipes Avoid them

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