Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Oh Please Mamma!

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The front cover has a drawing of a mother holding a loaf of bread standing behind two children holding glasses of milk seated at a table. The table has a cake, pie, rolls, and butter on it. The back cover has the Rowena trademark in the center. Above it are the words: Look for the sign of quality on every sack. Below it are the words: Annual capacity 450,000 BBLS. flour specialties and the company name and address. The front end page has how to remove stains. The back end page has the company's guarantee. There are recipes and description of products. Also, there are hints on cake making, use of soda and of baking powder, jelly making, the story of the manufacture of Lily White flour, sauces for meat, butter substitutions, a chart showing the comparative amount of energy for different foods, interesting government bulletins, and antidotes for poisons.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Valley City Milling Co.

Publisher: Valley City Milling Co. (Grand Rapids, Mich.)

1930 (ca.)

24 p.

19.1 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Oh Please Mamma!. 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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