Better Homes Gardens New Cook Book 1996: A mint condition, never used copy of the 1996 edition of Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book. Paperback edition with plastic comb binder. Published by Better Homes and Gardens Books, Des Moines, Iowa. Copyright held by the Meredith Corporation. 539 pages. Again, absolutely mint condition. High end paperback with heavy, clay-coated pages. Gift quality.