One problem with modern cookbooks is they assume you have electricity to power your kitchen appliances. What if the power is out and you can’t use your microwave or blender? What is the best way to heat or blend a particular ingredient without power?
This is just one of the many reasons why you should look for old cookbooks at yard sales, flea markets, and used bookstores.
The Survival Mom recently published an article with 7 reasons to buy old cookbooks. It also includes links to some new cookbooks that take power outages into account.
There’s even a list of resources for people who don’t know how to cook without power. Follow the link below to check it out.