Balaam's Ass Speaks
A Proverbs 31 wife is a Home Maker. Her "career" is the home. We
will have nothing here to tell you ladies how to survive in the market place.
If that is where you chose to rebel against God, you deserve all the
misery you get there. Your divorce is your payoff. Your brat
Prozac kids are your just deserts. Your lousy health is a result of
not eating real food. This list of books is for the Christian wife
who stays home and submits to God and her husband in fear.
Having said that, and I tried to be charitable :-), let me invite you
Home Makers to suggest books which have helped you in keeping your home.
This section can include virtually anything from how to home school
to how to bake a better cream puff.
FAMILY, FINANCES, AND HOME CARE
Proulx's Yankee Home Hints : From Stains on the Rug to Squirrels in the
Attic, over 1,500 Ingenious Solutions to Everyday Household Problems-- by
Earl Proulx, the Editors of Yankee Magazine (Editor)-- We find
this very useful
Ellen's Giant Book of Helpful Hints : Three Books in One : Mary
Ellen's Best of Helpful Hints/Mary Ellen's Best of Helpful Hints-- Book
Ii/Mary El-- by Mary Ellen Pinkham-- Pub. Outlet--
Very good book with many hints you never heard before.
Loopholes-- Pub. Board Room Classics-- Very useful
and all is legal and lawful.
The Whole Chili Pepper Book-- by _____ DeWitt-- Pub. Little Brown--
The Mennonite Cookbook-- by Showalter-- This is absolutely
one of the world's top 5 cookbooks. It reflects frugality and German
inventiveness calling back to the early 1600s.
Putting Food By-- by Janet Greene-- Pub. Plume-- A
very useful help in storing all sorts of food in all sorts of ways you never
heard of before. You men will learn things here
Heloise's Kitchen Hints-- Pub. Prentice Hall-- Useful
ways to cut corners and do tricks in food preparation.
The Well Filled Tortilla-- by Wise and Hoffman-- Pub. Workman--
More With Less Cookbook-- Doris Longacre-- Pub. Herald Press--
Betty Crocker Cookbook-- Pub. McGraw Hill-- This is a
classic, but it does not take the place of several others. It should
be in your collection if you are going to have the best though.
The Good Housekeeping Cookbook-- Another classic. Very
practical and refined over many years of publishing.
The Joy of Cooking (2 vol.)-- by Irma Rombauer-- Pub. Signal--
This is an exceptional set. Tells how to cook wild game
and many other rare items. Many international dishes. Tricks
to do gormet dishes. Your editor, Steve Van Nattan, used the Indonesian
fish baking sauce on Nile Perch-- Fantastic my friend.
The Chinese Cookbook-- by Craig Claiborne-- Pub. Lippincott--
Pickles and Preserves-- by Marion Brown-- Pub. Funk and Wagnall--
Bread Machine County-- Pub. Better Homes and Gardens--
More Bread Machine Bounty-- Pub. Better Homes and Gardens--
The Ultimate Bread Machine Cookbook-- by Tom Lacalamita--
As Easy as Pie-- by Susan G. Purdy--
Chili Lover's Cookbook-- by Al Fischer--
Red Hot Peppers-- by Jean Andrews-- Pub. MacMillan--
This book is well over half a history of chili pepper all over
the world. VERY fascinating reading. The recipes are choice ones
from famous restaurants around the world. Will double as a coffee table
Finest in Middle East Recipes-- by Yesmine Betar-- Very
authentic, but very friendly to the western kitchen commodities.
A Taste of India-- by Kaur-- This is a Hindu favoring
book, so meat is absent. The recipes are very good though.
Step by Step Guide to Indian Cooking-- by ______ Hamlyn--
Includes meat dishes. Doubles as a coffee table book.
The lentil soups is fantastic. You editor, Steve Van Nattan,
tried it and you need to get it.
Foor From Biblical Lands-- by Helen Corey-- Native of
the Middle East is author. Very authentic and very satisfying to
Boys and Girls Cookbook-- Pub. Betty Crocker-- Not just
a toy. This is one the kids can use, and the boys will be able to learn
about survival from it.
Casserole Cookbook-- Pub. Better Homes and Gardens-- Some
one said, "Casseroles make belly rolls." Not so! This one give
the dieter some options.
Italian Immigrant Cookbook-- by Elodia Rigante-- This
is the single most fun cookbook on our shelf. The author is a stereotyped
Italian grandma with this sweet grin, and she includes all sorts of patter
about her growing up days and photos of her family. You feel like you
get to know her as a friend. The recipes are time tested and you can
do them. Double as a great coffee table book.
The Complete Dairy Foods Cookbook-- Pub. Rodale--
Cheese Making Made Easy-- by Riki Carroll-- Very unique
and very workable.
Italian Cookbook-- Singes
Mexican Cookery-- by Barbara Hansen-- Pub. HP Books--
Very good work for a Gringo.
Mexican Cookbook-- Pub. Sunset-- Really a very good work
for a pulp publisher.
Pita the Great-- by Virginia Habeeb-- Done by an author
from the Middle East. Will amaze you at all the ways pita bread can
Mediterranean Hot- by ______ Kremezi-- Again, a Middle
Eastern author is the key to success. Very unusual book for hot sauces
and baking marinades from Israel to Morocco.
Taste of China-- by De-Ta Hsiung--
Taste of the Middle East-- by Soheila Kimberling-- Recipes
which are not found elsewhere.
Classic Indian-- Smithmark--
Traditional AFrican Cooking-- by Ola Olaore--
SEWING HELPS AND RESOURCES
Singer Sewing Series-- Pub. Elsmere Pub--
Better Homes and Gardens Sewing Book-- Classic and very useful.
The Complete Book of Sewing--
Decorating With Crochet-- by Holliday--
Sewing With the New Knits-- by Schnebke--
Needlecraft-- by Vera P. Guild-- Pub. Good Housekeeping--
INCOME FROM THE HOME
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