Better Homes and Gardens Heritage Cook Book: The Exciting Story of Food in American Life 

by Better Homes & Gardens Magazine

The Heritage Cook Book – your recipe guide to American history. 

Take a tour of America by sampling the foods that made history. Read the story behind the food event of the day. Then, prepare the actual dishes in your own kitchen.

1975 First Edition, Fourth Printing (1976)

Hardcover, Dustjacket

Condition: Used, Good. Some shelf wear.

Leading historians rank Polk’s as one of our most forceful and dynamic presidents. During his administration, the First Family banned dancing, card playing, and fancy cooking. So, while official dinners were formal, they offered simple and unadorned food. -page 123