Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mexican Cookery For American Homes [1923]


The front cover has a drawing of a Mexican sitting a top a two wheel oxen cart filled with produce. The right side of the cover has a vertical ribbon. To the lower right, there is a pen and ink drawing of a man and two women at a dining table. The window behind them reveals the neighboring house. The back cover reads, "Gebhart's Original Mexican Dinner Package. Price $1.00." Red and blue title. Under the promotional material, there is a drawing of a Mexican farm, field, harvesters, and mountains. There are recipes for meats; fish; breads; eggs; salads; sauces; and vegetables. There are menus for lunches and dinners as well as information about Gebhardt products.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Gebhardt Chili Powder

Publisher: Gebhardt Chili Powder Co. (San Antonio, Tex. ; San Luis Potosi, Mexico)


32 p.

17.1 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Mexican Cookery For American Homes [1923]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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