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Junior League of Denver Cookbooks

From the time I moved to Colorado eleven years ago until now, some of the best recipes I've tasted have been from the Junior League Cookbooks! I still don't know the lure and legend of how they came to be or who has contributed recipes, but I do know one thing: you want them.

After doing a bit of online research, I've discovered they are hard to come by. The Tattered Cover has the Creme de Colorado in stock, but the Junior League website shows all are "out of stock." So like any good online shopper, I went to Amazon. Turns out, they are abundant there, both new and used.

Are you a Coloradan with a favorite recipe from one of these famed cookbooks? If so, please share.

Like somewhere else? What are the cookbooks and recipes that define your neck of the woods?

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