Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[America's Most Famous Dessert, Jell-O]


There is no title on the front cover, though the front cover has a large vertical illustration of a man racing to rescue the large wooden container of JELL-O from a train that is rounding the bend. The Back cover features a drawing of a Grandmother serving JELL-O to a Grandfather holding an eager child. "At Grandmother's , the JELL-O Hour" is the caption listed below the illustration. The inside pages are filled with various recipes that utilize a flavor of JELL-O in them. All recipes entail step-by-step directions on how to prepare the dish written in blue lettering. There are drawn colored illustrations of prepared dishes located throughout the inside pages. The back end page discusses three topics including For Special Occasions, Valentine Day Hearts, and JELL-O In The Sick Room. Also includes an insert for JELL-O Ice Cream Powder. There is a machine punched in upper left.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

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

1924 (ca.)

18 p.

15.2 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


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

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