Clever Wife…


The clever wife has a simple appetizing cocktail (cold in summer, hot in winter) ready for her weary husband when he comes home at night.

Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook, 1950, First Edition, Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company and General Mills, Inc


  1. I have a General Mills cookbook from 1959 that asks the question, “What shall the busy housewife prepare for the Master when he comes home from a hard day at the office.”

  2. Anything that includes housewife and master is definitely a gem!

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