For over twenty-five years, we collected all these recipes in a notebook that was never designed to manage so much paper. I looked for a replacement for a long time and found nothing suitable.
Nothing marketed as a recipe notebook, that is. When I got creative (read desperate) I found the perfect solution.
- One D-ring binder, A5 size
- A pack of 100 A5 sheet protectors
- One A5 size lined notebook
I can slip photocopied recipes into the sleeves where they’re visible, not wadded together in the back of the notebook like they used to be, and I didn’t even have to copy the handwritten recipes—I just slipped the pages from the old notebook into the sleeves of the new. And the bonus is that recipes are now protected from the inevitable spills.