I really like this cook book. When I married my Mom gave the original to me and I used it until it literally fell apart. I grew up with my mom's 1970's version and found it the best cookbook. One main recipe is listed and then 5 or 10 variations on the theme are provided. Blue cloth, printed title on spine, decorative covers, shelf wear to edges, bright colors. They may be a bit old-fashioned-looking, but they're still useful for the modern cook! About The Author - Tracy Barr is an accomplished author. She received it as a wedding gift in 1962.
I will never part from the book I got from my Mom, but, since I want to keep it as a keepsake, I decided that I need a new one, because it is the most reliable book I have ever used. You can make your own substitutions, but the ingredient lists reflect the 1950's, when the book was first published. My Grandma gave me this cookbook so I loved it even before I looked at the recipes. Very nice scarce first printing copy of this now-iconic cookbook. It also contains such helpful hints on the substitution of ingredients and setting a table properly. Some recipes were updated for 90's nutrition which took away the 1950's authenticity. This loose-leaf book contains enough recipes to fill a 12-page, double-column index.
Product Description Want to see just what a treasured brand-new 1950 first edition Betty Crocker's Cook Book would like like? Every single thing I have ever tried in it has turned out perfectly, and there's a thousand variations on the basic recipes. This is the best cookbook on my shelf, the only one, now. Light shelf wear, mostly at spine, Very clean dust jacket - which is very rare - small corner missing - price clipped? Previous edition sold more than 65,000 copies. The Text Appears To Be Clean And Without Marks. So, here are my thoughts: in the hardback version, it is much more difficult to use because the dividers for the sections are missing.
Ttips, corners, and edges shelf worn; no jacket. Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book Popularity Rating - 8. This cook book is full of wonderful cooking, baking, and hospitality tips. It's the book that started it all, the well-loved edition that first bought Betty Crocker cookbooks into American homes and hearts. Offered in a new mylar cover. Decorative blue and green cookbooks with lightly distressed overall wear are suitable for reading and kitchen inspired vintage book decor.
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Granted, there's some fun to be had with the section at the back on how housewives can combat fatigue and doldrums by fantasizing about going out on the town waltzing or lying prone for a while on the kitchen floor, but it's If you own no other cook book, get this one. The appetizer suggestions alone make me want to throw a 1950's cocktail party. Published in 1950, this ground-breaking title made cooking easy, it made cooking appealing, and best of all, it made cooking fun. My sister got this book for a wedding present and I've had some pretty remarkable dishes that she's made from it! Dust jacket is moderately worn along edges, retains original 3. Clean, bright and unmarked text.
I agree, but feel they've missed the point. I love this book and I really want to encourage you to read it! I was a little taken aback when the cookbook arrived and it wasn't the hardback book I'd bought myself in the 'sixties, but a loose-leaf with the same cover. Brinker, the founder of Susan G. However, I have never made a dish from this book that has failed to get compliments. Only one family copy of this favorite cookbook? As Jen points out, it's a compendium of American home-style baking at its post-war peak, so the recipes are still invaluable.
Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. My son and his family love it. If you only owned one cookbook, after all, it had to explain everything you might need to know: how to cook for company and how to feed sick kids, how to make a weekly meal plan and how to frost a birthday cake, how to cook on a budget and what to do with leftover egg whites. I learned to cook so many things using my mother's cookbook, and now he and his family will be able to do the same. Part of cookies with a few wrinkles, further very good+. Published in 1950, this ground-breaking title made cooking easy, it made cooking appealing, and best of all, it made cooking fun. If you own no other cook book, get this one.
Mother was unwilling to part with her copy so I ordered my own online. Dust jacket is now in a protective mylar sleeve. My aunt had the rind binder version. This is a wonderful piece of Americana that every American cook should own. However, a lot of them are basic American classics. Shipped Weight: 2 - 3 pounds. Also if you like cooking from scratch instead of from canned food and are tired of using the microwave, then this cookbook is for you.