Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Three Lemons, An Italian Fairy Tale (no. 4)


The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of the youngest of the Fates looking down at a man from a tree with the title ?The Three Lemons. An Italian Fairy Tale? written in yellow and white lettering above and below the illustration. The back panel contains an illustration of Chocolate Jell-O and the second half of the story about The Three Lemons.. The inside panels begin with a story about The Three Lemons and continue with six Jell-O Recipes. The recipes listed are Magic Ice, Lemon Jell-O Whip With Prunes, Loganberry Jell-O, Berry Frappe, Asparagus Salad, and Plain Jell-O. All recipes are written in black lettering and entail directions on how to prepare the dish.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Co. (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 Three Lemons, An Italian Fairy Tale (no. 4). The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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