Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Better Refrigerator Recipes By Kelvinator [1939 (ca.)]


The front cover is white, black, and blue with a circle in the lower left with a family of four in the center and Kelvinator cuts the cost of better living around them. The back cover is plain white. The title page states: The Kelvinator book of kitchen tested recipes Price Twenty-Five Cents. Published by Kelvinator, Division of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation, Detroit, Michigan. There are red line drawings and black and white photos. There is information on the Kelvin homes, good home management, meal planning, economical buying, and using leftovers. There are recipes for appetizers, cocktails, beverages, baking, casserole dishes and leftovers, desserts, miscellaneous recipes, refrigerator cakes, pies, puddings, soups, salads, and salad dressings. There are two weeks worth of menus. There are several pages after the index for writing in one's own recipes. Found inside the pamphlet is a clipping from the Grand Rapids Herald, March 12, 1945 of A Song for Today by Edgar Guest. There are color photos of the recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Calvert Lithographing Co. (Detroit, Mich.)

Brand Name: Kelvinator Refrigerators

Publisher: Kelvinator Division, Nash-Kelvinator Corp. (Detroit, Mich.)

1939 (ca.)

56 p.

21.1 x 16.5 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Better Refrigerator Recipes By Kelvinator [1939 (ca.)]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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