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"Silver Palate" and "New Basics": Dated? or Worth Keeping?

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"Silver Palate" and "New Basics": Dated? or Worth Keeping?

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mutterer | | Feb 27, 2008 07:00 PM

A friend who is moving abroad gave me a pile of cookbooks (lucky me!) and among them were The New Basics and The Silver Palate cookbooks. I know these books were very popular some time ago (10 years? 15 years?) but to me, upon flipping through them, they seem dated. Am I just being thrown off by the cheesy graphics? Are these books worth keeping? If so, any particular recipes you'd recommend?

Thanks!

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