Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Universal Cookery Book , With Description Of The "Universal" Food Chopper

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The front panel is green with food chopper in a double line frame between the first half and second half of the title. The back panel is green with a food chopper with a circle of animals, vegetables, and fruit floating into it. The first page text is Pat. May 15, 1900 Awarded Silver Medal at the Food and Cookery Exhibition, Imperial Institute, London. 1899. There is a typed letter from Arthur F. Feltham, Late Chef de Cuisine to H. M. Queen Victoria. There are descriptions of what the food chopper does and explanations of the three types of choppers available. The remainder of the leaflet is recipes. This is a scanned copy on 8.5 x 11 inch paper.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Universal Housewares and Hardware

Publisher: Landers, Frary & Clark (New Britain, Conn.)

1900 (ca.)

32 p.

13.3 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Universal Cookery Book , With Description Of The "Universal" Food Chopper. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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