Several brave Wilson Library staffers volunteered as chefs and tasters to give their taste buds, stomachs, and comments to this year’s Cookbook Cooking Challenge themed We’ll Be the Judge of That.
We once again mined the North Carolina Collection’s bountiful cookbook collection and selected recipes that claim deliciousness, delightfull-ness, heavenly taste, and all around best-ness, among other things.
In the end, some recipes lived up to their names while others where…interesting.
Easy and Delicious Tomato Aspic from Dixie Classic Fair for Northwest North Carolina : favorite recipes from friends of the Fair.
Yum Yum Salad from The Charlotte cookbook.
Best Ever Cheese Ring from Count our blessings : 75 years of recipes and memories / Myers Park Presbyterian Church.
Eggs Delight from Butter ‘n love recipes.
Delicious Sandwich from Butter ‘n love recipes.
You’ll Think it’s Crab Dip from A dash of Down East.
Second Best from What’s cookin’? in 1822.
Mom’s Terrific Toffee from Count our blessings : 75 years of recipes and memories / Myers Park Presbyterian Church.
Best Butternut Pie from Red’s cook book : (road kill not included).
Wagwood’s Favorite Cake from Historic Moores Creek cook book : a collection of old and new recipes.