Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Joy Of Cordials [1983]


The front cover is dark green with since 1858 in gilt deco and a gold frame around the outside edge. The title is in gold lettering and there is a picture of bottles of cordial and a ham, shrimp, a bundt cake, and drinks in a gold frame below it. Below the picture is Hiram Walker in a gold frame. The back cover is dark green with a gold logo and the name near the bottom center. The front end page has a black framed area with Hiram Walker What a difference a name makes. The recipes include drinks, appetizers, entrees, side dishes, desserts, and a coffee buffet. Pages 2-3 have a color photo of Hiram Walker cordials. Other pages alternate between a page with a full page color photo of the recipes and a page that has the recipes, a picture of some of the recipes, and a picture of the bottles of cordials used. Page 24 has Hiram Walker What a difference a name makes in the center and a list at the bottom of all of the locations the cordials are bottled or imported at with a gold frame around the full page. The pages have the look of a close up of the weave of linen.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hiram Walker

Publisher: Hiram Walker (Fort Smith, Ark. ; San Francisco, Calif. ; Detroit, Mich. ; Farmington Hills, Mich. ; Burlingame, Calif. ; New Orleans, La.)


24 p.

21.3 x 13.0 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: The Joy Of Cordials [1983]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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