Betty Crocker & the Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks (Online)

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Created in 1921 by a flour company, "Betty Crocker" became the most famous and most trusted advisor to American cooks. In 1950, this fictional character's brand-new Picture Cook Book hit shelves, with sales that rivaled that of another big book, The Bible and to date, it has sold more than 75 million copies. This fun illustrated lecture by historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., looks at how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endured, and what makes her so iconic.

Join us for this’s perfect if you’re feeling like cooking up some nostalgia! 

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Sponsored by Harford County Public Library with support from Howard County Library System.