Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book (1950)


Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book, 1950,
A Pristine Copy

Crocker, Betty. Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book. New York and Minneapolis: McGraw-Hill and General Mills, 1950.

Tall quarto. Hardcover. 1st Edition 7th Printing.

First edition, seventh printing (published the same year as the first), of this essential Betty Crocker cookbook, a major influence on mid-century American home cooks. The invented personality who taught much of America how to cook, Betty Crocker has been loved by generations of homemakers and home cooks. With easy, extensively tested recipes, Betty Crocker cookbooks served as an easy reference for daily cooking. In addition to American staples, the recipes begins to introduce some international favorites (albeit modified) such as curry and spaghetti. Fine condition.