Madame Benoit’s Microwave Cook Book Benoit 1975 In the 70s, microwave cookbooks were all the rage. Initially,everyone thought it was going to be the same as a regular oven but much faster. Somewhat true, but it was quite apparent that
All About Sausage Consumer Services at Oscar Mayer & Co. 1973 I truly am mesmerized by the array of beautiful meats presented here. I have scanned the best ones. If you are planning a Christmas holiday party, I really recommend
So-Good Meals Better Homes and Gardens 1963 Here is a nearly perfect relic from the 1960s sitting in a public library, just waiting to be selected for ALB. I get the feeling the excellent condition of this book means that
Lean Cuisine: Delicious Recipes for the Healthy Stay-Slender Life
When I saw this, I immediately thought it was THE “Lean Cuisine,” but then found out that the Lean Cuisine brand wasn’t started until 1981. This was just a clever play on words for a health food cookbook.
The cover has that glossy plastic food look that lots of 1970s cookbooks have. I don’t have any scans from inside the book, but the only review on Amazon says, ” I was disappointed at the number of recipes,I really thought there would be more.”
This is an easy weeder. People will confuse it with THE Lean Cuisine and be disappointed.
It’s Not Really Magic Schroeder and Sanderson 1981 Direct from the youth cookbook section, some awesome recipes that the kids can handle with those newfangled microwaves! The magic microwave can help you make: popcorn (but use your popcorn popper first!
How to Present and Serve Food Attractively Langseth-Christensen 1976 I first read this title thinking you had to be pretty to serve this food. Well, so much for serving attractively at my house! I am also intrigued by the concept
The Great American Shopping Cart
How America Gets its Food Today
Another oldie for your consideration. This is a kids book on the economics of food. Not bad for 1969 but almost comical for 2012. (Yes, it is still in circulation). The premise is that the USDA is going to help you and keep you safe from bad food. Also, the great industrial machine is good for food production.
Computer Programs for the Kitchen Dicker 1984 Technology is everywhere–even in the kitchen! You can even make a database of your recipes complete with notes on calories, allergies, servings etc. It is truly amazing! There are even recipes in this