Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Jack Daniel's The Spirit Of Tennessee Cookbook

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The book cover is green pseudo-leather with gold lettering on the spine. The front of the dust jacket has a statue in a summer rose garden with a typical spread of ham, green beans, Bundt cake, rolls, etc. The back of the dust jacket has photos: sunrise over Tennessee and three other of residents of Tennessee. The press name and location are at the bottom with a bar code. This is the 7th printing of the book. Recipes included drinks, appetizers, soups & salads, vegetables, breads, entrées, outdoor cooking, desserts, cakes & pies, and accompaniments. There are black and white photos and color photos mainly from the Lynchburg area. The photos have detailed captions. Scattered through the cookbook are history notes: the Tennessee Hills; labor of philosophers; Miss Mary Bobo's boarding house; the cave spring; charcoal mellowing; barrels and barrelhouses; music fills the air; mules, mules, mules; Mr. Jack Daniel's original Silver Cornet Band; Moore County, yesterday and today; The farmer's produce wagon; hog killing time in Tennessee by Erskine H. Early; the hunt, the hunter, the hound; possum and sweet 'taters; southern food, something special; pit barbecue; Southern Hospitality; Tennessee Walking Horses; the Lynchburg Hardware and General Store; the great American celebration; and the art of tall tales.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker


  • Mitchamore, Pat
  • Tolley, Lynne

Brand Name: Jack Daniels

Publisher: Rutledge Press (Nashville, Tenn.)


192 p.

20.6 x 23.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Mitchamore, Pat. Jack Daniel's The Spirit Of Tennessee Cookbook. 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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