Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook

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Overview

It's the book that started it all, the well-loved edition that first bought Betty Crocker cookbooks into American homes and hearts. Published in 1950, this ground-breaking title made cooking easy, it made cooking appealing, and best of all, it made cooking fun. Packed full of practical tips, useful hints, and lavish color photography, this was the book that shaped cooking for generations, the book that people remember. Every recipe you ? or your mother ? ever wanted is here, from pigs in blankets, to Emergency ...

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Overview

It's the book that started it all, the well-loved edition that first bought Betty Crocker cookbooks into American homes and hearts. Published in 1950, this ground-breaking title made cooking easy, it made cooking appealing, and best of all, it made cooking fun. Packed full of practical tips, useful hints, and lavish color photography, this was the book that shaped cooking for generations, the book that people remember. Every recipe you — or your mother — ever wanted is here, from pigs in blankets, to Emergency Steak to Chicken Tomato Aspic. Enjoy the clever ideas throughout — twelve months of birthday cake ideas, showing how to decorate a cake to match each month's gem stone, pointers to make setting up a kitchen easy, or hints to make housework more pleasant. Feel a part of history when making Home Front Macaroni, developed during WW II rationing to stretch meat. Get into the spirit of fun with a Betty Crocker "Cookie Shine" or cookie baking party. People who grew up with this book will want it for the memories; those who are new to the book will want it for its charm and its intelligent approach to cooking. It's a perfect keepsake and a great gift.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765527752
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Format: Ringbound
  • Pages: 456

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2000

    Cookbook Description

    It's difficult to focus on the review when the Barnes and Noble description reads ground-braking for ground-breaking. I don't think schools need computers they need courses to teach reading and writing.

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