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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marilyn M. Moore  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Illinois Connection

Marilyn Moore and her husband lived in Hoopeston, Illinois from 1954 through 1997 when she retired to Arizona.

Biographical and Professional Information

Marilyn Moore began her writing career as a self-published author. After bringing out her first cookbook she was able to secure an agent from Goodman Associates in New York. She also organized and presented workshops on the subject of self-publishing.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Baking Your Own Recipes and Tips for Better Breads
ISBN: 0960378804

Wooden Spoon Kitchen Inc. 1982

The Wooden Spoon Bread Book: The Secrets of Successful Baking
ISBN: 0871135051

Atlantic Monthly Press. 1994

Featuring over 250 proven recipes, as well as clear, concise directions on everything from setting up the perfect bread-baking kitchen to creating your own unique recipes, this indispensable tool is for anyone who longs to create the satisfying delights of home-baked breads.

Wooden Spoon Dessert Book
ISBN: 0871136074

Atlantic Monthly Press. 1995

The Wooden Spoon Dessert Book is a bonanza for lovers of dessert-a wide range of favored perennials and rediscovered classics. Here is a wonderful, homey, and delicious array of recipes for the last, and best, course of any meal: custards, sugar pies, cobblers, layer cakes, frostings, pie doughs, and icebox cakes, all made simple as can be by Marilyn M. Moore's straightforward directions and attention to detail. "A masterful job at introducing the novice to techniques and what-ifs." - The Washington Post

The Wooden Spoon Book of Home-Style Soups, Stews, Chowders, Chilis and Gumbos: Favorite Recipes from The Wooden Spoon Kitchen
ISBN: 0871135558

Atlantic Monthly Press. 1994

A collection of 150 proven recipes for soups shows readers how to create Tomato and Bread Soup with Pesto, Cool as a Cucumber Soup, and others.

The Self-Published Cook: How to Write, Publish and Sell Your Own Cookbook
ISBN: 0960378812

Wooden Spoon Kitchen Inc. 1995

The Self-Published Cook is a well-organized, easy-to-read, jam-packed little book full of wisdom about how to write a cookbook.

Wooden Spoon Meat & Potatoes
ISBN: 0871136066

Atlantic Monthly Pr. 1995

Contains more than 150 time-tested, health-conscious recipes and menu suggestions for hearty, traditional American fare, including Standing Rib Roast with Yorkshire Pudding, Country-Fried Chicken with Milk Gravy, and, of course, Mom's Mashed Potatoes.

The Wooden Spoon Cookie Book: Favorite Home-Style Recipes from the Wooden Spoon Kitchen
ISBN: 0871136015

Atlantic Monthly Pr. 1994

The author of the enormously popular The Wooden Spoon Bread Book returns to the kitchen to whip up a collection of old-fashioned, homestyle cookies for all occasions. Presenting more than 100 mouthwatering recipes, Marilyn Moore guides the baker through each step of her easy cookie-preparation methods.

The Wooden Spoon Book of Old Family Recipes: Meat and Potatoes and Other Comfort Foods
ISBN: 0871136945

Atlantic Monthly Press. 1997

For people who secretly crave the satisfaction of the home-cooked meals they grew up on, Marilyn M. Moore introduces a comprehensive cookbook of delicious old family recipes that brings back meat-and-potato meals and other comfort foods to the contemporary table. The book offers over 150 proven, easy-to-use recipes and dozens of meal suggestions and is conveniently organized, in sections covering meat and fowl main dishes, vegetable side dishes, gravies, breads, and desserts.

A Wooden Spoon Baking Memoir: Apple-Butter Muffins, Shoofly Pie and Other Amish - Mennonite Favorites
ISBN: 0871137003

Atlantic Monthly Pr. 1997

This wonderful collection of Amish-Mennonite recipes, adapted for today's cooks, offers an array of delicious treats, such as Steusel Blueberry Coffee Cake and Dutch Honey Cake.

The Wooden Spoon Book of Old Family Recipes: Meat and Potatoes and Other Comfort Foods
ISBN: 0871136945

Atlantic Monthly Press. 1997

For people who secretly crave the satisfaction of the home-cooked meals they grew up on, Marilyn M. Moore introduces a comprehensive cookbook of delicious old family recipes that brings back meat-and-potato meals and other comfort foods to the contemporary table. The book offers over 150 proven, easy-to-use recipes and dozens of meal suggestions and is conveniently organized, in sections covering meat and fowl main dishes, vegetable side dishes, gravies, breads, and desserts.


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