Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book by Better Homes and GardensFeatures: Over 900 new recipes -- 1,200 in all-reflect current eating habits and lifestyles; 500 new photographs -- over 700 in all-including 60 percent more of finished food than the last edition; Dozens of new recipes offer ethnic flavours, fresh ingredients, or vegetarian appeal; Many recipes feature make-ahead directions or quick-to-the-table meals; New chapter provides recipes for crockery cookers; Efficient, easy-to-read format, with recipes categorised into 21 chapters, each thoroughly indexed for easy reference; Expanded chapter on cooking basics includes advice on food safety, menu planning, table setting, and make-ahead cooking, plus a thorough glossary on ingredients and techniques; Appliance-friendly recipes help cooks save time and creatively use new kitchen tools; Nutrition information with each recipe, plus diabetic exchanges; Contemporary food photography attracts browsers and helps cooks discover new recipes to make; Icons identify low-fat, no-fat, fast, and best-loved recipes; Every recipe tested and perfected by the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen; Revised and updated cooking charts, ingredient photos, emergency substitutions, and equivalents; Respected, reliable kitchen reference with hundreds of cooking terms, tips, and techniques.
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The Seven Sisters is a group of magazines that has traditionally been aimed at married women who are homemakers with husbands and children, rather than single and working women. A major force in 20th century American publishing, five of the magazines are still published:. Another sister, McCall's , ceased publication in after an ill-fated attempt to rebrand itself under the name Rosie by teaming up with talk-show host Rosie O'Donnell. Publisher Meredith Corporation stated it would be "transitioning Ladies' Home Journal to a special interest publication". While all seven of the magazines were aimed at women, they all had divergent beginnings. Through the s, in the face of declining readership and advertising revenue, the Seven Sisters attempted to differentiate themselves from each other and from the rest of the market, relying on either incremental tweaks to their formula or wholesale changes in the format of the magazine. The Seven Sisters formerly had much larger circulation figures than at present.
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Good Housekeeping is a women's magazine owned by the Hearst Corporation , featuring articles about women's interests, product testing by The Good Housekeeping Institute, recipes, diet, and health, as well as literary articles. Bryan founded Good Housekeeping in Holyoke, Massachusetts as a fortnightly magazine. In , the magazine became a monthly publication. The magazine achieved a circulation of , by , at which time it was bought by the Hearst Corporation. Circulation topped 2,, in , 3,, in the mids, 5,, in , and 5,, per month in Good Housekeeping is one of the " Seven Sisters ", a group of women's service magazines.
Both magazines seem to be are treading, albeit very carefully, into very murky and uncertain waters. Better Homes and Gardens is testing a complete departure from its founder E. Now, apparently, Better Homes and Gardens is treading into an area that some may consider different than that original mantra. Women like Michelle Obama and Heidi Klum are adoring the covers of the magazine. That issue also broke its 48 year streak of people-free covers. Now their September, cover actually has dual offerings, a test cover with Heidi Klum on it, on some of the newsstands and their tried and true home decorating photo on the inspired ideas issue on some other newsstands.