Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Spring Water, An Irish Fairy Tale (no. 11)


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a handsome prince and Princess Fior Usga getting water fomr the castle well. The title ?Spring Water. An Irish Fairy Tale? is written in orange and white lettering above and below the illustration. The back cover contains a drawn colored illustration of Imperial Salad and the second half of the recipe for Cherry Jell-O. The inside pages start with a story about ?Spring Water? and continue with five Jell-O recipes. The five recipes listed are Imperial Salad, Jell-O and Baked Apples, Chocolate Walnut Jell-O, Roman Sponge, and Cherry 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: Spring Water, An Irish Fairy Tale (no. 11). The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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