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Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Accessible Food Preparation Directions

Message: Is there a website or book which gives preparation instructions for packaged products such as Betty Crocker?
location: West Virginia

This is a great question, and I have found three sites that may have the books you're looking for.

  1. National Braille Press sells braille books of package instructions. Call them Toll-free at (888) 965-8965 or visit the National Braille Press web site:
  2. The Volunteer Braillists and Tapists of Madison WI have books of package instructions in braille. I searched their site and found the following books that may be of interest:

    • Back of the Box Gourmet by Michael McLaughlin
    • Best Recipes - From the Backs of Boxes, Bottles, Cans and Jars
    • by Celia Dyer
    • Betty Crocker Hamburger and Tuna Helper Collection by General Mills
    • Betty Crocker Potatoes by General Mills
    • Betty Crocker's Bisquick Cook Book by BettyCrocker&General Mills
    • Betty Crockers Cookie Book by General Mills
    • Betty Crockers Creative Recipes with Bisquick by General Mills Inc.
    • Betty Crockers Creative Recipes With Bisquick by Carol Murphy/Editor
    • Betty Crocker's Microwave Cooking by General Mills, Inc.
    • Birds Eye Cool Whip by General Foods Corporation
    • Even More Recipes - From the Backs of Boxes, Bottles, Cans and Jars by Ceil Dyer

    For more information, call them at 608-233-0222, or visit The Volunteer Braillists and Tapists of Madison WI web site:
  3. You may also want to contact Horizons for the Blind to see if they have books that fit your search. Their web site is:

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