June 11, 2006

Famous Kitchen Cook Book Series

Pillsbury published a series of softcover recipe books in 1970 that were known as the Famous Kitchen Cook Books.

Each one was 96 pages in length, measured 5-1/4 x 9 inches and was illustrated with full color photographs. They sold for 98 cents apiece.

From an advertisement describing the cook books:

"Now every part of a meal, even snacks and beverges, can be your "specialty". These 8 beautiful cook books show you how to cook and serve foods with a flair. Recipes are the "best" from 8 famous kitchens, chosen by their own home economists. Included are many favorites consumers have requested throughout the years."

The eight titles in the series are:

Pillsbury's Dessert Cook Book
Kraft's Main Dish Cook Book
Lipton's Soup & Salad Cook Book
Armour's Meat Cook Book
Nabisco's Snack Book
Booth's Fish & Seafood Cook Book
Green Giant's Vegetable Cook Book
Pepsi Cola's Beverage Book


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