And down the rabbit hole I went. Betty Crocker cookbooks are at the top of the list when collecting mid century cookbooks. And why not?
If I was lucky, there were some stale Chips Ahoy to munch on. Of course, I was drawn to the strange and unfamiliar … Betty Crocker. With her Mona Lisa expression, Betty looked out from her place at in the middle of the spine.
I remember this cookbook, brought back some memories. That cupcake is a little scary looking! OMG I remember this one - my mom had it and I just poured over it as a kid- thanks!!! I still have this cookbook!
Representing its most thorough revision ever, the Betty Crocker Cookbook, 11th Edition includes hundreds of new recipes, three new chapters, and icons that showcase how we cook today—faster, healthier, and with many more flavors. New features celebrate the book's expertise and heritage with repertoire-building recipe lessons and fresh twists on American classics. With nearly 1, gorgeous new photos and 1, recipes, as well as invaluable cooking guidance, The Big Red Cookbook is better and more comprehensive than ever before.
The character of Betty Crocker was created by the Washburn Crosby Company in as a name to be used when replying to consumer baking questions. In Betty Crocker made her first visible appearance, in a portrait created by artist Neysa McMein. Since then the character has changed appearance several times over the years to reflect the times, with the current version created from a combination of 75 different women of all ages and races.
It was such a fun post I wanted to share it again -Liz. Long time ago I was given a s Hardcover Betty Crocker cookbook as a gift and I have found it extremely interesting. Not only is it a cookbook with pictures of food it also is a history book, manners book, time management book and how to take care of your husband and kids book.
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