Monday, January 11, 2010

dinner for two

for xmas I bought myself a copy of the betty crocker dinner for two cook book illustrated by charles harper:


here are some of my favorites:







13 comments:

Cerise said...

Love the shopping carts and alphabet soup. So fun!

Catalina said...

Hey! I just dropped by and found your blog, really cute:)

c said...

cookbook as art--love it!

samboy said...

wow, so pretty! I love it!x

Jo said...

I gave a copy of this book to my sister a Christmas or two ago and seeing those illustrations again reminds why I wanted to keep it for myself. Particularly those blackbirds in pie. I love that little drawing!

Lorelei said...

What a find! I love the team of Betty Crocker and C. Harper :)

Alli said...

Absolutely love it - I wish Charley Harper had illustrated every book I own.

Tea Potty said...

Love the illustrations -- the shopping carts are v. cool.

She Can't Decide said...

ah my heart aches looking at these! what a time period...

k. borcz said...

those are great illustrations! I love Charlie Harper's stuff, thanks for sharing the cookbook.

LAURA STANKE said...

I'm a designer too and appreciate your Charley Harper find. Perhaps you'd like to see my recent cookbook find here: http://ohmydoodle.blogspot.com/2009/12/ham-croquettes.html

Stitchingpink said...

Love this! Mine is the "New" edition from 1964 given to my parents when they got married. Different illustrator.

Kitten's Lost Her Mittens said...

I adore Charley Harper's illustrations! I need to find me a copy of this book. :)