Recipe Box

I remember my mom’s recipe book, full of handwritten notes and recipes on small index cards. The index cards were tucked into the plastic sleeves of a photo album to create a family recipe book. It sounds like a goldmine of family recipes, but my mom threw it out long ago. Without the photo-album recipe book, we don’t have a compilation of family recipes. Enter my recipe search. I have been on the hunt for family and church cookbooks close to southern and middle Missouri, written (or collected) by local women and resembling the food I remember eating as a child. Unfortunately, I have hit dead ends.

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