Simply in Season

IMG_1198I am just beginning to explore this cookbook.  It is published by Herald Press, provider of many Mennonite resources, and follows much the same philosophy as its predecessors, More-with-Less Cookbook and Extending the Table.  I don’t have the latter book myself but I did once buy a copy as a wedding present for my niece and her husband.

As one would expect from the title, Simply in Season is built around produce Continue reading

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More-With-Less Cookbook

More-with-Less is the classic by Doris Janzen Longacre. The sub-title describes it as: Suggestions by Mennonites on how to eat better and consume less of the world’s limited resources.

It was first published in 1976 and went through 4-6 printings every year through 1980.  And though the pace has slowed down  to only 1-2 printings per year, it is still going strong.

I purchased a copy in 1977 and it has been one of my main standbys ever since.  Indeed, I used it so much that it virtually fell to pieces. The copy I have now is a replacement published in 1992.

Besides good Mennonite recipes, it includes an abundance of Continue reading