Better Homes and Gardens Casserole Cookbook 1961 Retro Mid Century Chafing Dish Hardcover


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“Better Homes and Gardens ~ Casserole Cook Book” subtitled “Plus One-Dish Meals, Chafing Dish and Skillet Meals, Omelets, Stews.” Published by Meredith Publishing Company in 1961, this is a first edition, first printing. The book is a hard cover measuring 8¼ x 11 inches with 160 pages. It is in very good used condition with light wear, the title page has a lot of foxing, the rest of the pages are clean and unmarked.


A retro mid century cookbook showcasing the one dish meal concept of casseroles, chafing dishes, skillets, and fondue pots. In addition to state-of-the-times recipes, the cookbook explores the use of many new types of cooking gear and appliances being marketed at that time including electric skillets, electric Dutch ovens, Bain Marie chafing dishes, bean pots, china skillets and buffet servers. Included are hundreds of recipes, many beautifully staged and illustrated in full color, that define the concept of food in the Leave It To Beaver era.

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Weight 31 oz
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 3 in