Not just a cookbook but a treasure trove of household tips as well. Through the years Grandma learned many things that make life easier when life was hard. Envelopes sealed with the white of an egg can NOT be steamed open. And of course everyone needs to know the Ready Rule.... This rule above all others heed,Have ready all you need;Before you start you need to READ... 8 1/2 x 11, 62 pages, 100s of recipes, & softcover.