- A photo of every recipe and nutritional information per serving.
- Interesting sidebars on what was trendy in the food world for the time included for every decade.
- Recipes tested in the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen to ensure accuracy and dependability.
- Chapters include breakfast, sides and snacks, baked goods, salads, main dishes, grilled favorites, and desserts.
Here are a few of the featured recipes: Brownie Pudding, a winner in 1944; Tex-Mex Tortilla Soup, 1991; Holiday Pork Roast, 1964; Pecan Salmon with Sweet Pepper Mayo, 1999; Olive Cheese Ball, 1959; Peanut Butter Peanut Brittle, 2000; Lemonade Cookies, 1965; Savory Stuffed Portobellos, 2004; Coconut Waffles, 2006; and Thai Chicken Tacos, 2011.