Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Confessions Of An Old Family Kettle


The front panel is orange with title in a blue rectangle with light blue line around it. The text is orange. There is a crying and steaming kettle below the title. There is a light blue line with a dark blue line under it behind the kettle that goes across the width of the front panel. The back panel is orange. The panel is actual a single piece of orange paper folded in quarters. The title page has the title framed in double blue lines with the company name below. There are black and white photos of the different pressure cookers. The old family kettle is in blue line drawings. The text discusses the disadvantages of the old family kettle and the new pressure cookers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: McGill-Warner Co. (St. Paul, Minn.)

Brand Name: Presto Cookers

Publisher: Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co. (Minneapolis, Minn.)


32 p.

16.2 x 10.5 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Confessions Of An Old Family Kettle. 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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