About a decade ago, just as I was getting my first real apartment, my Grandmother was getting rid of a bunch of cookbooks. Knowing that I like to cook—and that I was probably lacking a good collection of recipes—she offered the books to me. I don't remember how many of the cookbooks I took or how many of them I still have with the exception of one—Betty Crocker's Good & Easy Cookbook.
There is no copyright date to be found but I would put my money on it being from the 50s or 60s. I doubt that I have ever actually made a recipe from the cookbook. However, the content is so hilarious that I had to have it. And, I have to keep it—forever.
These are all priceless but there is one particular section that made me take the book. Behold, one of my favorite entries:
Tricks with toast. Please click on the link to read the very important first tip. It may just save breakfast.