Another fifty-cent treasure from the mission thrift shop, this one encouraging American housewives to explore the art of baking. It offered traditional recipes, such as this one for an oatmeal and molasses loaf;
...and up-to-date methods that allowed a busy homemaker to prepare the dough ahead of time. And some that make me want to go straight into the kitchen and start baking.
(Better Homes and Gardens Homemade Bread Cook Book, published by Meredith Corporation, 1973. Left-click to enlarge, or go to my Flickr account).