Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Short Cuts To Good Eating: Unusual And New Recipes For Using Home Canned Foods


The front panel has a lace doily with the title on it. There is a yellow rectangle with a black bow on the left with the subtitle. There are plates and bowls of food in the background. The back panel has a place for an address and the postage paid stamp. There are rows of canned produce. On the doily is a yellow center that says Can plenty this year! protect your precious home canned food with Kerr jars caps lids. There is an advertisement and coupon to order the 1950 Kerr home canning book. The front end page has a typed signed letter from Ruth Kerr, President, Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corporation. At the bottom is a woman standing in front of a pantry of canned food. The question "What shall I have for dinner?" and the answer are to the left. There are black and white line drawings. Customer affirmations are sprinkled through out. Two pages of labels are stuck to pages 16-17. Mrs. Kerr's canning quiz is on page 29. Page 30 has an article Kerr jars are prefect for home freezing. The back end page is a full page advertisement for Kerr products.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

Publisher: Kerr Glass Manufacturing Co. (Los Angeles, Calif., Sand Spring, Okla., Hungtington, W.Va.)


30 p.

20.6 x 15 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Short Cuts To Good Eating: Unusual And New Recipes For Using Home Canned Foods. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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