Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Nightingale, A Chinese Fairy Tale (no. 6)


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of the Emperor and other men looking at the real nightingale and the artificial one. The title ?The Nightingale. A Chinese Fairy Tale? is written above and below the illustration in yellow and white lettering. The back cover contains a drawn colored illustration of Beauty Salad and the second half to the recipe Cucumber Salad. The inside panels begin with a story for ?The Nightingale? and continue with four Jell-O recipes. The four recipes listed are Apple Snow Jell-O, Ginger Ale Salad, Pineapple Bavarian Cream, and Cucumber Salad. 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 Nightingale, A Chinese Fairy Tale (no. 6). The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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