Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Detroit Jewel cook book


The front cover is green with the title and a drawing of a oven heat control inside a black line frame. The back is plain green. The title page reads: The Detroit Jewel Cook Book containing tested recipes for cooking by controlled heat and instructions for operating the Detroit Jewel Oven Heat Control. The introduction discusses better cooking through controlled heat, easy to cook with the new method, no guessing, and how the oven heat control saves you steps. There are recipes for desserts, casseroles, whole meal cooking (menus), roast meats, canning, and a table of measures and weights and a directions for using the oven heat control.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Detroit Stoves

Publisher: Detroit Stove Works (Detroit, Mich.)

1930 (ca.)

32 p.

17.8 x 12.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: The Detroit Jewel cook book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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