Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mr. Gourmand's Strange Dreams


The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a green monster grabbing a man and holding a record player in his head. The title ?Mr. Gourmand?s Strange Dreams? is written in black lettering above the illustration. The back panel contains an illustration of Fruit Salad. The inside panels begin with a story about Mr. Gourmand?s Strange Dreams and continues with two informational topics including ?Make Delicious, Healthful Desserts with Jell-O and Other Reasons For Serving America?s Most Famous Dessert.? The rest of the inside panels are dedicated to three Jell-O Recipes and Jell-O Rules. The recipes listed are Fruit Salad, Berry Frappe, and Custard For Whipped Jell-O. All recipes are written in blue lettering and entail directions on how to prepare the dish.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Jell-O Co., Inc. (Le Roy, N.Y.)

1928 (ca.)

6.4 x 7.6 cm

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Language: English

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


Citation: Mr. Gourmand's Strange Dreams. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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