Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

Features: Over 900 new recipes -- 1,200 in all-reflect current eating habits and lifestyles; 500 new photographs -- over 700 in all-including 60 percent more of finished food than the last edition; Dozens of new recipes offer ethnic flavours, fresh ingredients, or vegetarian appeal; Many recipes feature make-ahead directions or quick-to-the-table meals; New chapter provide Features: Over 900 new recipes -- 1,200 in all-reflect current eating habits and lifestyles; 500 new photographs -- over ...

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Title:Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book
Author:Better Homes and Gardens
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Genres:Food and Drink
ISBN:Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:576 pages pages

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book Reviews

  • Erin
    Oct 02, 2007
    This is my go to book for baking, it has the best recipes for peanut butter cookies, ginger snaps, and fruit crisps. It also is a great cook book to have if you don't want to have 10 cook books (like I do) and it has enough of a variety to be your "only" cookbook, as these are tried an...
  • Emi Bevacqua
    Feb 20, 2018
    I like the glossy photos, but prefer the recipes in the older version. ...
  • Janine
    Jan 29, 2008
    Best cookbook for beginners. It has all the classic instructions and recipes that a new cook needs. A MUST have in any kitchen. The 3-ring binder version is by far the best. ...
  • Jennifer
    Oct 31, 2007
    I don't know if perhaps it's me, but I there are a number of recipes in this book that I have had to tweak to make *ahem* BETTER. I am not a chef, but I do consider myself an amateur foodie of sorts. I had to adjust the muffin recipe (maybe I am just used to the super fabulousness of G...
  • Wendy
    Apr 11, 2012
    I've found the majority of recipes in this new edition bland and flavorless, totally unlike my mom's edition from the late 60's. The low-fat, low-salt movement has taken its toll on this classic kitchen staple. For what it's worth, I cook with as little salt as I can get away with,...
  • Emily S.
    Jan 13, 2018
    One of my most favorite cookbooks! ...
  • JSou
    Mar 24, 2008
    My most used cookbook, EVER. Though the recipes are simple, pretty much anything I can think of to cook or bake is in there. I recently had to buy a new copy since my first one was literally falling apart! ...
  • Amanda
    Apr 19, 2008
    I think My Mom gave me this one as a graduation present. It's not quite as good as having her in the kitchen with me, but the recipes remind me of childhood: 3-bean salad, cowboy coffee cake, corn chowder, snickerdoodles, spanish rice and all the candy and canning recipes My Mom has a ...
  • Marlee
    Jun 16, 2008
    Great for a beginner with explanations of techniques and terms at the beginning. The book has been in family for ages though I have a later edition than the one my mother used. Very simple and easy to follow. General over all. ...
  • Mandee
    Nov 18, 2010
    I have finally decided to get rid of this book. For the last month I've been using it to hold down the lid of my dog's dry food container so she won't get into it because the latch is broken. I kept wanting this to be a good, useful go-to book like our old Good Housekeeping Illustrated...
  • Stacy
    Jun 10, 2010
    This was my mom?s go-to cookbook when I was growing up. From it, I baked all of my first pies and quick breads when I was learning to cook as a young adult. It has some useful references (like how long to cook meat, measuring conversions, etc.). While I don?t cook these recipes all...
  • Jackie
    Jul 26, 2012
    Hands down, my most-used cookbook. It was the first cookbook I bought when I got my first apartment. I was poor and opted for the mass-market paperback version and over the past 30 years it has disintegrated. I recently decided to replace it with a fancy, shiny new spiral bound copy. I...
  • Sally Pearce
    May 29, 2011
    A great updated version of an old standard. My favorite cookbook. I just have 2. ...
  • A Voracious Reader (a.k.a. Carol)
    Dec 12, 2018
    I've had this book since the 1981 edition came out and still use it occasionally even though it's falling apart. Also, I loathe cooking. ...
  • Angela
    Mar 08, 2016
    This was THE cook book in my mother's kitchen. The brownie recipe is everyone's old favorite just the way it is. I remember leafing through it on quiet days and imagining the meals I could cook. I don't currently own a copy, but I should add it to my collection. ...
  • Diana
    May 23, 2017
    I have had multiple copies of this book over the years, occasionally changing editions for updated recipes. It has always been a favorite. ...
  • Shar Hoff
    Aug 21, 2011
    Of all my cookbooks - and I LOVE cookbooks!! - I would have thought this would be one of my favorites. Not even close. There are very few recipes in this book that I have made more than once. For example, don't even bother with the banana muffins. They tasted like a big lump of baking ...
  • Darlene
    Nov 25, 2017
    Very nice cookbook ...
  • DeB MaRtEnS
    Nov 05, 2016
    I was going to purchase this cookbook for my son last year for his birthday, because my copy has our family favourite "Hot Milk Sponge Cake" recipe in it, a classic that Better Homes has had in its index since it began. To my surprise, I discovered that the recipe no longer was carried...
  • Lisa
    Jan 26, 2016
    I have the 15th edition spiral bound book from 2010. This is an old standby cookbook for all cooks. There is just about any basic recipe in this book. ...
  • Lynn
    Dec 13, 2012
    I had a Better Homes & Gardens cookbook for about 35 years and it was stained & dog eared and my bible for roasting meats & poultry. I finally decided to treat myself to a brand new edition. So I went out and bought a new copy and tossed old faithful away. BIG MISTAKE! The ...
  • Lise Audet
    Jan 13, 2013
    This cookbook is excellent for a beginner cook. It explains the basics. I also have to admit that I love my 1970 edition better than the newer version. These recipes remind you of good times spent with family and friends. For me they were the beginning of cooking on my own. I now hav...
  • Margaret Prezioso-Frye
    Oct 30, 2013
    My grandmother had one, my mother had one, my aunts had one (each), I had one - it was a traditional wedding present, my sister has one, sisters-in-law have one, I have one now, my daughter will have one again - she lost mine so that means the owner of the last house she lived in has o...
  • Olsenk
    Jan 29, 2018
    Good for basic information. ...
  • Linda Vermeulen
    Nov 16, 2015
    My all time favorite cookbook...but I have a 30 year old version. Love the old school recipes. Tonight: homemade pound cake! ...
  • Jo-Grandma
    Jan 10, 2016
    Best cookbook ever. ...
  • Heather Key
    Mar 21, 2015
    I registered a book at BookCrossing.com! http://www.BookCrossing.com/journal/13243166 ...
  • SouthWestZippy
    Jan 19, 2016
    Was a wedding gift. Great book with wonderful helpful tips and recipes. ...
  • Otto Testla
    Jun 03, 2015
    Great book ...
  • Alexis
    Nov 05, 2015
    Most of the recipies are fine, but a few times I've tried to make a breakfast dish and the oven temperature or baking time is WAY off, enough so that I got frustrated continuing to buy ingredients and make things for my family from this book that I let my golden retriever shred it. ...