Originally Posted by VelvetRed;3738144;
The name of the book is "The New Basic Cook Book." Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. The original copyright date is 1933. Really is a basic cook book but I love the recipes, and there is a lot of text with explanations.
The Joy of Cooking does explain a lot of things, but except for a few things, I have never cared for the recipes. Too many steps....too much fuss. My husband likes plain food and some of that stuff is not to his liking.