Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Presto Book Of Menus And Recipes

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The front panel is a marbled background. The title is in silver ink in a black rectangle surrounded by an ornate silver border with a black line around it. The back panel is plan marble background. Both end pages have the same marbled background. There are colored drawings with yellow borders lined with black around them showing table settings, canned food, prepared food, and people engaging in activities. There are directions on canning, menu ideas, and recipes. Page 52 states the Presto jars have been tested and approved by the Priscilla Proving Plant and other leading domestic authorities.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Lutes, Della Thompson

Brand Name: Presto Jars

Publisher: Cupple Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)

1930 (ca.)

52 p.

22.9 x 17.1 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Lutes, Della Thompson. The Presto Book Of Menus And Recipes. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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