History 101: History of Betty Crocker


History 101: History of Betty Crocker


We'll learn about the fictional character created by General Mills, explore the impact of the Betty Crocker radio shows and cookbooks, and see what the company is up to today. 

Members: 14
Latest Activity: Feb 5

Course Info

The course syllabus is here and the list of live chats for this class is here.

WEEK ONE: February 1-7Betty’s Beginnings; The Cooking School of the Air

Discussion Forum

Introductions Thread - Which Betty Crocker cookbook do you own? Which cake mix is your favorite? 2 Replies

I have my mother's 1961 Picture Cookbook, and my favorite cake mix is Cherry Chip! How about you? What's your interest in the history of Betty Crocker/General Mills? CarrieContinue

Started by Carrie Campbell. Last reply by Lydia Feb 5.

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Comment by Barbie on February 5, 2017 at 9:18am

Wow! I haven't looked at that book since my kids were young and I don't remember  those recipes!

Comment by Carrie Campbell on February 4, 2017 at 11:59pm

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Comment by Carrie Campbell on February 4, 2017 at 11:49pm

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