Interested to own a parcel from the Monroe estate? Robert A Siegel Auction Galleries just put up Marilyn Monroe's personal cookbooks for bidding. With a starting bid of US$75,000, the books filled with annotations from the actress herself prove just how influential she remains in present time.
Between the pages of The New Fanny Farmer Boston Cook Book, two pieces of paper have been found with notes from Monroe's hand: one, a listing a menu for beef bourguignon, and two, a grocery list. The other book titled The New Joy of Cooking has a typed diet with times for three meals (plus a schedule for egg nog at 11pm); a few other notes and reminders from Monroe fill the pages.