The book on the table is a much-loved first edition Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook, originally published in 1950 by McGraw Hill (copyright General Mills Inc), but a facsimile edition was published in 1998 by John Wiley and Sons and is available here from Amazon. It’s a delight if you love old cook books and has this recipe for a cherry pie, complete with a hatchet decoration:
That’s it really – happy 4th July!
Love the photo above – if you are going to make a statement, make it a big one. As for the photo below, at Hingham House the garden is all ready for planning tonight’s dinner.
The caption suggests it would be suitable to celebrate George Washington’s birthday, but we think it would be equally suitable today too.
Happy 4th July!