I have been a recipe collector for years and years now and have thousands of tried and true favorites. I also have thousands I have never even tried and more that I would never try. I am even compiling my own cookbooks for some later date. I used to own my own restaurant and between my Mom and I did all the baking for it. I am now the owner of a very busy motel and have a breakfast room with all homemade muffins and breads. I am interested in anything unusual that I might serve to my customers. My favorite recipe book definately is "The American Woman's Cookbook" published in 1938 for the first time. It has the best recipes I have ever found - until I got a computer.