in praise of the handwritten recipe

in praise of the handwritten recipe

This is our first post from upcoming 10 Little Rules author Beverly Ingle. Her book, 10 Little Rules for the Modern Southern Belle, will launch later this summer. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to keep up with Bev and all the 10LRs authors.

I can barely read the faded and chocolate-stained directions. No matter; I can see my grandma measuring, mixing, folding and somehow I know what to do next.

This recipe card, like so many others tucked into that tin box, is more than instructions. It’s a tangible tie to family that’s gone before me … and I cherish it.

I wanted to share this post by Dacey Orr Sivewright in Garden & Gun titled Love is a Handwritten Recipe. I bet it will bring you back to a linoleum-covered kitchen floor and an apron you couldn’t wait to wear when you would visit.

Enjoy …