Better Homes and Gardens Creative Cooking Library

There are no shortage of vintage Better Homes and Gardens cookbooks out there. They put out A LOT in the mid century. Besides the classic New Cook Book, the editors worked on many other volumes on a variety of topic such as The Dessert Cookbook, The Meat Cookbook, Cooking with Cheese, The Holiday Cookbook or … Continue reading Better Homes and Gardens Creative Cooking Library

Peg Bracken’s The Cake

In Peg Bracken's Appendix to The I Hate To Cook Book, there is a dessert recipe simply titled "The Cake". No descriptors or cute names just The Cake.  It sat there in the back of my mind wondering about this cake recipe.  It uses a box cake mix that she doctors up with some instant … Continue reading Peg Bracken’s The Cake