Hey Mama, What's a Dab of This and a Pinch of That

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AuthorHouse, Feb 23, 2005 - Humor - 120 pages
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This down home cookin’ book gives you easy reading recipes that tell stories of how the author learned to cook “the old tyme way”.  It answers the age old questions of way back when cooks didn’t measure formally and folks told stories of family.

It is a book everyone can relate to because gathering around the kitchen table – cookin’ and talkin’ is the greatest tribute to family.  These stories describe the bond from one generation to another gives you ole tyme recipes you thought were lost forever, and invites you to start your own family tradition cookbook stories.

You will laugh and cry as you remember with this author the joy of old tyme cooking with family.

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About the author (2005)

This grassroots collection of storytellin’ recipes is authentic oral ole tyme cookin’ stories taught to this author by her elders.  Her family collection describes the delightful conversations and art of ole tyme measurin’ with dabs, pinches, smidgins, as well as cookin’ by sight, taste and touch.

She began writing down storytellin’ recipes at age nine so that her memories of family would never be forgotten.  Annmarie has included her children and grandchildren in her family tradition of storytellin’ cookin’ so that family tradition will continue around the kitchen table for generations to enjoy.

The author has been a storytelling writer for fifteen years and travels to tell cookin’ stories of her multiracial and culturally diverse family.  She has written family stories that are real and humorously endearing.  Annmarie has a Master of Science in Education and over thirty years experience as a caterer and food art designer.

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