Dooyahavwun?

I always knew cool weather was here when my mom lugged out this cookbook.  It’s called “Betty Crocker’s New Picture Cook Book” and it was published in 1961. I remember looking through the pictures as it sat on the table while she cooked.  Our copy was very “loved” with chocolate fingerprints and cherry filling spots. But..if you run into a copy that is in good condition, they sell between $20.00-115.00 on Ebay.  The early printings and editions bring the higher prices.

Bon Appetit!

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5 Responses to Dooyahavwun?

  1. Linda says:

    Wow! I think I’ll be swiping my mom’s copy next time I visit! 🙂

  2. Cathy says:

    I’ll have to check my moms cookbooks, I’m sure she has this one!

  3. Janelle says:

    My mom had the ring-bound binder Betty Crocker’s Cookbook from 1969 (a wedding present) and I used to love to pore through it as a kid. I found a hardback version in the late 90’s and got it for myself. It looks like they go for pretty good money now, too.

    I also got a Betty Crocker Cooky Book at the flea market this summer (a later printing than the original) and the pictures in that one are also a lot of fun to look at. There’s just something about those old cookbooks!

  4. Amy says:

    Oh my gosh I actually have 2 of these! Will have to see which is the oldest but least mucked up! Thanks for letting us know!

  5. latenightcoffee says:

    We all must be around the same age….like twenty…or a little more.

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