Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ball Blue Book Of Canning And Preserving Recipes [1930]


The front cover reads, "The Ball Blue Book." The cover has a deep blue background and includes illustrations of jars, one full of peaches and the other filled with cherries. Additionally, a peach, tomato, green beans, a basket of strawberries, a pear and a plum are drawn. Back cover has a drawing of two Ball Perfect Mason and Ideal Jars on the blue background. The title page includes the quote: "They shall rise up and call her blessed--this woman who--loving and thoughtful of future joy and health-secures the goodness of Nature at her best, and cans against the barren sameness of the Winter months. Well does she look to the ways of her household." 56 pages.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ball Jars

Publisher: Ball Brothers Co. (Muncie, Ind.)


56 p.

25.1 x 17.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Ball Blue Book Of Canning And Preserving Recipes [1930]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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