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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my sister’s birthday. deluxe cheesecake.

My baby sister, Elizabeth, turns 21 this weekend, and asked if I would bake my Rosemary Sourdough Bread for her party. I will also make cheesecake, one that my mom used to bake (recipe & directions included), when I was young.

The finished cheesecake.

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