betty crocker recipe card library. revisited.

Oh, how I love perusing vintage 50’s-70’s cookbooks. I pick them up involuntarily at yard sales and thrift shops. They are irresistible, beautiful, ridiculous, and for me, they also hold a bit of nostalgia.

In this feature from the 11/1/15 New York Times Magazine, “In Search of Lost Foods,” artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari capture the essence of Betty Crocker’s classic recipe cards, conveying an overt sense of absurdity in their imagery.

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kcrw pie contest. 2015.

So, I finally decided (committed to) entering KCRW’s 7th annual Good Food Pie Contest at the Fowler Museum at UCLA on Sunday, October 4th, 2015. We didn’t win, but it was fun as hell.

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Gift/swag bag for pie contest bakers.

First, I ordered (2) 10″ pie pans from amazon. Then I signed up for the contest online, paying the $15 entrance fee (last day of registration, of course). I was committed.

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