Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Half Chick, A Spanish Fairy Tale (no. 12)


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a chef grabbing Medio Pollito. The title ?The Half Chick. A Spanish Fairy Tale? is written in yellow and white lettering above and below the illustration. The back cover contains a drawn colored illustration of Strawberry Jell-O with the company name and address written above in black lettering. The inside pages begin with a story about ?The Half Chick? and continue with five Jell-O recipes. The five recipes are Plum Pudding, Orange Delight, Loganberry Jell-O, New Manhattan Salad, and Spring Salad. All recipes are written in paragraph format and include the 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 Half Chick, A Spanish Fairy Tale (no. 12). The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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