Old-Fashioned Herb Recipes Author:Sue Collester Historian Sue Collester's research repeatedly turned up recipes which had been transported over land and sea, by caravan, clipper ship and covered wagon, over thousands of miles and thousands of years. She discovered that sharing recipes was a long-treasured tradition, enjoyed by many cultures and many generations. — Sue's interest in the tradit... more »ion grew, along with her collection of historical recipes. when asked about persimmon recipes by and aunt who had persimmon trees in her back yard, Sue saw an opportunity to carry on the tradition which fascinated her. Bear Wallow Books started with the publication of "Old-Fashioned Persimmon Recipes," in 1978, and continues to share old-fashioned recipes with new generations.
The little publishing company was named after a place near Sue's rural Indiana home, where past generations had watched bears wallow on hot summer days. The woods, hill and stream still look the same, but the only bears in the vicinity today are the ones in Bear Wallow Books.
(I copied that off the back cover of the book, but it doesn't tell you much about what is IN the book! Here is a listing from the table of contents:
Common Herbs Usabe Chart ....Inside Cover
Herb Vegetable Dishes
Herb Cheese-Egg Dishes
Meat-Fish-Fowl with Herbs
Salads & Salad Dressings
Desserts using Herbs
Hints for Cooking with Herbs.....Inside Cover
Although small, this book is PACKED with great ideas and information for herb lovers who also enjoy cooking!)« less