Betty Crocker’s Step-By-Step Picture Cookbook, 1975, 1983



Betty Crocker’s Step-By-Step Picture Cookbook, 1975, 1983: The Foreword says, “This collection of blue-ribbon recipes was selected from the Betty Crocker Step-by-Step Recipe Cards to bring you a happy mix of traditional and contemporary cooking. It’s as old-fashioned as stuffed cabbage and as up-to-date as stir-frying.” Hard cover, over-sized cookbook with lots and lots of how-to images. 320 pages. Coypright 1975 by General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Published by Golden Press, New York, New York. This copy is from the 1983 second printing. It is in near-mint condition. The corners of the cover are bumped. Pages are all clear and clean. Binding is perfect. I think this cookbook was never used.

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