HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Better Homes and Gardens America's Favorite…
Loading...

Better Homes and Gardens America's Favorite Recipes

by Better Homes and Gardens

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
331338,203 (3.5)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

I love old cookbooks, and this paperback cookbook from Better Homes and Gardens is one of my favorites, despite it only being from 1969. The kind of dishes you would find in recipe books from the thirties through the early seventies are probably the closest America ever came to having a unique cultural menu outside of fast food and TV diners, and the approach to meals as a form of entertaining hints at the communal society we never managed to embrace as the end of the millennium approached. But most of all, I love this cookbook because, like many of the older ones, it contains entire sections on MOLDS! Yes, the lost American art of suspending normally appetizing foods in a rigidly formed encasement of congealed gelatin, sometimes even referred to as salads for some unfathomable reason. The space-age cousin of the casserole, molds and salads were mainstream dinner table centerpieces in the good old days, a not-so-subtle mystery food that could contain anything from fruits or vegetables to hamburger, salmon, or tongue. You aren't a true American until you've bitten into a spoonful of meat-flavored gelatin, so grab yourself a copy of this Better Homes and Gardens cookbook and make a Better Home with Gelatin Molds!!!!! ( )
  smichaelwilson | Jun 30, 2017 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.5)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 1
3.5
4 1
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,013,019 books! | Top bar: Always visible