Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

What Six Famous Cooks Say Of Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert


The front cover features Rose O'Neil's JELL-O Girl holding a large box of strawberry JELL-O in her left hand and an umbrella in her right. There is a list of the Gold Medals won at Portland (1904), St. Louis (1904), Jamestown (1907), and Seattle (1909). The back illustration is of a little boy in a Buster Brown outfit watching his mother make JELL-O. "When Mamma Makes Up JELL-O." The contents are comprised of recipes from six cooks with a short biography and signature included. There is a colored illustration for each recipe. Includes a 2 page insert "JELL-O Ice Cream Powder Makes Ice Cream and Puddings, sherbets and Ices. The front has an illustration of vanilla sherbet while the back features Cream Vanilla Pudding with Strawberry Dressing. "JELL-O Ice Cream Powder Makes Fine Puddings. Do Not Mistake JELL-O Ice Cream Powder for JELL-O. The pamphlet and the insert are held together by a string in the upper left corner. The illustrator for Miss Jell-O girl is Rose O'Neill, the creator of the Kewpie comic.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: American Lithographic Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Co. (Le Roy, N.Y.)


12 p.

15.9 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: What Six Famous Cooks Say Of Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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