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Lecture about Betty Crocker

Local favorite Leslie Goddard will present a lecture on Betty Crocker and her life and cook books at 1 p.m. Oct. 30 via Zoom.
Local favorite Leslie Goddard will present a lecture on Betty Crocker and her life and cook books at 1 p.m. Oct. 30 via Zoom.

FREEPORT – The Senior Resource Center will offer a free lecture presented by Leslie Goddard, “Betty Crocker and Her Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks” at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30 via Zoom.

In 1950, “Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book” hit shelves. To date, the cookbook has sold more than 75 million copies. Betty Crocker became the trusted advisor to millions of home cooks. The lecture looks at how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endured and what makes her so iconic. If you have a copy of “Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book,” bring it to the lecture.

Call Julie at the Senior Resource Center at 815-235-9777, ext. 254, or by emailing jhilliger@srcntr.org to register and receive the link to the lecture. You can access the lecture via a computer with speakers or a smartphone.

For more information or other questions about the Senior Resource Center, call 815-235-9777 or go to the center’s website, seniorresourcecenter.net.

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