New Cook Book

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Better Homes and Gardens, Tricia Laning
Meredith Books, 2004 - Cooking - 574 pages
4 Reviews
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the famous "red-plaid" cookbook, Better Homes and Gardens editors have added a special chapter with 75 "best-of-the-best" recipes from the cookbook's first 11 editions. This special Limited Edition pays tribute to previous generations of the cookbook that helped establish it as America's No.1 kitchen resource.

Best-of-the-best recipes include:

Almond Butter Crunch

Creamy, Fudgy, Nutty, Brownies

Pineapple Chiffon Cake

Potluck Potato Salad

Spicy Garlic Chicken Pizza

Chinese Smoked Ribs


64 new pages with 75 "best-of-the-best" recipes from past editions.

Ring-bound volume lays flat for easy use.

More than 1,200 that reflect current eating habits and lifestyles.

More than 700 photos, including 60 percent more of finished food than the last edition.

Dozens of recipes offer ethnic flavors, fresh ingredients, or vegetarian appeal.

Many recipes feature make-ahead directions or quick-to-the-table meals.

Efficient, easy-to-read format, with recipes categorized into 21 chapters, each thoroughly indexed for easy reference.

Expanded chapter on cooking basics includes advice on food safety, menu planning, table setting, and make-ahead cooking, plus a thorough glossary on ingredients and techniques.

Appliance-friendly recipes help cooks save time and creatively use new kitchen tools. An entire chapter is devoted to crockery cooker recipes.

Nutrition information with each recipe, plus diabetic exchanges.

Tab dividers already in place-minimal assembly for readers.

Every recipe tested and perfected by the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen.


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Review: New Cook Book, 75th Anniversary Limited Edition

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This is a handy and useful book. It will have most of the basics that you will need. I enjoy cooking and while I haven't had the chance to "indulge" recently, who knows... I still have the book. Read full review

Review: New Cook Book, 75th Anniversary Limited Edition

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This is one of my first cookbooks, and still one of my favorites. All the basics are here, from boiling an egg to fancy sauces. BH&G constantly updates their New Cook Book, and have done so for decades, without sacrificing clarity and easy-to-follow directions for any level of home cook. Read full review

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