Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Better Cooking Kitchen Craft Waterless Cooker


The front panel is black and white with Better Cooking in orange. The is a circle with a woman with orange accents on her clothing reading a Kitchen Craft book and a waterless cooker to her left. The rest of the title is in white with black outline. The company name and location are below. The back panel is bordered with two orange lines and has a picture of two women in coats with fur collars and cuffs looking at a waterless cooker. Above is the title Convenience, below is Away for the afternoon followed by why it is convenient. After a small orange line is Craftsmen Serve you personally and that the waterless cooker is sold only direct to the home. The company logo follows and below is Welcome our representative in orange and that the demonstrator who left the pamphlet will call. The company name and address follow. All other panels are bordered with orange lines. The panels discuss what the waterless cooker does and has line drawings of the cooker. The last panel has the title Better Meals with a woman serving a table with her family seated at it. Underneath is the title Family health means happiness. The next title on the panel is Savings with why it saves time, labor, and money. There is a picture of a woman and man looking at a book with the waterless cooker on the stove. Under that is says A good investment. There are no page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kitchen Craft

Publisher: Kitchen Craft Co. (West Bend, Wis.)


18.4 x 10.0 cm


Language: English

Key term: Canning

Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Better Cooking Kitchen Craft Waterless Cooker. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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