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'Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book': return of a beloved guide

'Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book': return of a beloved guide

On a recent visit to Mary Grube's home in Bethlehem Township, the Northampton Community College culinary instructor was putting together some elegant (and tasty) "ribbon-bar cookies." The recipe for the chocolate swirled rolled cookies is from the "Betty Crocker Picture Cook Book." The cookies are typical for the cookbook: recipes that seem complex but come together beautifully and easily, by using its thorough instructions and readily available pantry items. Home cooks as well as professionals like Grube have turned to the book for decades to bake or cook for their families. Emmaus' Rodale Inc. has just re-released the 1950 cookbook in its original...

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