Betty Crocker Cookbook
Betty Crocker is to the USA what Delia Smith is to the UK. Betty Crocker cookbooks are ubiquitous with learning to cook. Simple, easy to follow recipes from baby food to braising.
Here is one for pub quiz.
Q: Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines. Which one was a real person?
A: Duncan Hines!!
Betty Crocker was a fictional character made up by General Mills marketing in 1921. She is probably “one of the most famous Americans who never lived”, according to the The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink.