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The name Betty Crocker was created to personalize responses to consumer inquiries. The surname Crocker was chosen to honor a popular, recently retired director of the company, William G. Crocker, whose family name had long been associated with milling.
Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook is a classic cookbook. Of the many Betty Crocker cookbooks published over time, there are actually three with some real collectibility or investment value. Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook first published in with the red background cover and white illustrations. Betty Crocker Cook Book often referred to as "the Betty Crocker Red Pie Cookbook" because of its red cover showing a pie shaped montage of photos first published in
When my kids were home the go-to home made treat was Chocolate Chip Cookies. Flour 1 t. Cinnamon 2 c.
And down the rabbit hole I went. Betty Crocker cookbooks are at the top of the list when collecting mid century cookbooks. And why not?
He owned and operated Bissell photographic studio on the southwest corner of the courthouse square. Lewis published many cabinet cards which are real photos of people mounted on heavy card stock. The college began in that location and later moved to the Calvin Austin home that Bissell purchased from Austin in the late s.
Post a Comment. Research Services Writing Samples. He received a common school education in his native town, and after following various pursuits while living in Allegheny County, New York, he came to his uncle, Mr. Hall of Framingham, and with him visited his oldest sister, Mrs.
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Betty Crocker name ina portrait was commissioned from Neysa McMein, a prominent New York artist. In her rendition, McMein blended the features of several Home Service Department members into a motherly image, which remained the official likeness of Betty Crocker for nearly 20 years. Insix well-known artists, including Norman Rockwell, were invited to paint fresh interpretations of Betty Crocker.
Betty Crocker is a fictional character created to promote General Mills Products in General Mills had published several other cookbooks using the Betty Crocker name before Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Cook became a revolutionary publication because the cookbook contained recipes beyond the normal baked goods that Betty Crocker was famous for, the cookbook contained new methods of cooking old recipes, and most importantly the cookbook contained pictures, both photographs, and drawings, to demonstrate cooking techniques and processes.