Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Poor Chef Of Gastronomy


The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a chef leading a group of children. The title ?The Poor Chef of Gastronomy? is written in black lettering above the illustration. The back panel contains an illustration of Paradise Pudding. The inside panels begin with a story about The Poor Chef of Gastronomy 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 four Jell-O Recipes and Jell-O Rules. The recipes listed are Chocolate Jell-O, Orange Delight, and Paradise Pudding. 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: The Poor Chef Of Gastronomy. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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