Betty Crocker's Party Book: More Than 500 Recipes, Menus and How-To-Do-It Tips for Festive Occasions the Year 'Round
This faithful reproduction of "Betty Crocker's Party Book" will be a treat for anyone who lived through the 1960s--or wished they had! Packed with ... Show synopsis This faithful reproduction of "Betty Crocker's Party Book" will be a treat for anyone who lived through the 1960s--or wished they had! Packed with practical advice, classic recipes, color photographs, and whimsical illustrations, it reveals secrets of great parties back in the era of "Leave It to Beaver, " most of which are still applicable today. Readers will find detailed plans for more than 30 different parties, including themed birthday celebrations (such as a Space-Age Adventure Party and Cinderella Party), holiday get-togethers (for Christmas, Halloween, and more), and wedding-related events (like a Bridal Shower and an Anniversary Party). The accompanying recipes--including Blueberry Coffee Cake, Pineapple Chicken, Brownie S'Mores, and Easter Bunny Cake--are as tasty today as they were back in the sixties. Complete with craft ideas (such as how to make a gilded fruit centerpiece) and entertaining advice ("What Makes a Hostess Famous?"), this facsimile edition is a charming snapshot of life in a more innocent era--and a perfect gift.