Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

See Page 1 For Directions. New Perfection Cook-Book

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The front panel has a woman in a blue checked apron and blouse with a black tie, in an orange circle holding a plate of biscuits in her right hand and holding a biscuit in her left hand. The background is grey. The lettering is blue outlined in black. The See page 1 for directions is in orange in a white banner. The back panel has a picture of a stove on an orange background. Above the stove it says New Perfection cook-book and below An entire meal cooked for 2 cents cuts the "High cost of living." The triangle is a registered trademark, U.S. Patent Office. The pages have a ornate blue border. Pages 1-17 deal with using and caring for the stove. Pages 63-68 deal with canning and page 69 deal with cooking for the sick. There are black and white line drawings with a small bit of blue indicating where the kerosene is.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Edward Stern & Co., Inc. Printers, Engravers (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Perfection Stoves

Publisher: Standard Oil Co., Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio)

1920 (ca.)

72 p.

18.4 x 13.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: See Page 1 For Directions. New Perfection Cook-Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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