Thousand Ways to Please a Family, Weaver and Le Cron, 1922, First Edition, First Printing, no other being mentioned. Second book in Louise Bennett Weaver and Helen Cowles Le Cron’s charming “A Thousand Ways to Please” Series or The Bettina Series,” all With Bettina’s Best Recipes. Published by A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, New York. Illustrations again by Elizabeth Colborne. Hard cover book with no dust jacket. 397 pages. Cookbook in excellent antique condition. Front hinge is strong, back hinge is partially exposed, but holding. Binding is strong. Pages are all clean and clear.
Charming cookbook with recipes woven into a novel-like format about Bettina, her family, and her friends, all busy planning parties, shopping for bargains, redecorating rooms, celebrating holidays–all going through life doing activities that require recipes!
Incidentally, we have the first book in the series, too, A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband. See it here: Thousand Ways to Please a Husband See VintageCookbook.com’s recipe file for recipes from both cookbooks, here: