Betty Crocker’s Hostess Cookbook, 1970



Betty Crocker’s Hostess Cookbook, 1970, 1971:  Featuring more than 400 guest-tested recipes.  A wealth of ideas for today’s entertaining. Published by Golden Press, New York.  Copyright 1967 by General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.  Menus and recipes for supper parties, little dinners, classic company dinners, and buffet suppers.  Also, “Bright Little Brunches and Lunches,” teas and receptions, casual get-togethers, outdoors and in, and “Happy Holiday Specials.”

Hard cover book with metal comb binding.  168 pages.  First edition, second printing.  Excellent vintage condition.

At we try to provide you with your mother’s cookbook! I know lots of current recipe bloggers write proudly that their recipes are “not from your mother’s cookbook.” We think the recipes in your mother’s cookbook provided food that was nutritious and warm and colorful and just plain yummy! We know that just looking at the cover of your mother’s Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book makes you feel good. Holding her Betty Crocker Cookbook, or her Better Homes and Gardens, or Good Housekeeping Cookbook in your hands is better than nostalgic. And cooking some of those dishes for your children will pass on a great tradition.


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