Pillsbury Best of the Bake Off Collection Best 1000 Recipes Cookbook 1959 Facsimile Edition 2009


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“Pillsbury’s Best 1000 Recipes ~ Best of the Bake-Off Collection” cookbook subtitled “Breads, main dishes, cakes, cookies, pies and desserts that won a million dollars in Bake-Off prizes” from the staff of Pillsbury. Originally published in 1959, this is a facsimile edition, first printing from 2009, so stated. The book is a hard cover measuring 7 x 9¼ inches with 608 pages, it is in very excellent gently used condition, it pretty much looks new except the dust jacket has one small tear along the top edge.


The year was 1959. People watched Leave It to Beaver on TV and listened to Elvis on the radio. When they baked, they turned to Pillsbury. And everyone wondered who would be the next big winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest.

Now you can rediscover Pillsbury’s secrets for great baking. This authentic reproduction of the beloved 1959 book gives you a nostalgic snapshot of an earlier era-and a mother lode of tips and recipes that have stood the test of time. You’ll find classic and much beloved recipes that have delighted American families for 50 years, such as California Casserole, Peanut Blossoms, and Orange Kiss-Me Cake, as well as detailed baking and cooking tips and techniques, including the importance of proper measuring, a glossary of useful baking terms, and step-by-step instructions and photos that teach how to make yeast bread from scratch. There are whimsical illustrations and color and black and white photos throughout.

Filled with scrumptious recipes that generations of home cooks have cherished, this is a must-have cookbook for every fan of the Bake-Off® Contest or for anyone who wants to bake delicious memories for their family.

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Weight 63 oz
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 3 in