BH&G Lunches and Brunches

The Better Homes and Gardens Lunches and Brunches cookbook is part of the “Creative Cooking Library” series, originally published in 1963 – pictured here is the sixth printing.   The cookbook claims to contain 125 recipes and 35 meal plans for “luscious lunches and best brunches”. 

Included in the cookbook are the following sections:


  • Spectacular Salad Luncheons
  • Sandwich Luncheons
  • Vegetables for Variety
  • Star a Swank Souffle
  • Hearty Midday Meals
  • Lunch-box Favorites
  • Low-calorie Lunches


  • The all-out Brunch
  • Weekend-guest Brunches

Recipe Roundup

  • Show-off Salads
  • Fruit Fix-ups
  • Lunch-and-Brunch Meats
  • So-delicious cereals
  • Eggs in Exciting Ways
  • Breakfast Breads
  • Pancakes and Waffles