Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Chocolate And Cocoa Recipes By Miss Parloa; Home Made Candy Recipes By Mrs. Janet Mckenzie Hill


Front cover has a frame of cocoa beans, leaves, and blossom surrounding La Belle Chocolatiere with a serving tray. The cover reads "Choice Recipes compliments of Walter Baker and Co, LTD, Dorchester, Mass. Established 1780." The back features La Belle Chocolatiere and reads "No Other Food Product has a Like Record, 53 Highest Awards." The back cover differs from previous ones as it has no metals. Recipes also included some by Miss Farmer, Miss Burr, Miss Robinson, Mrs. Rorer, Mrs. Lincoln, Mrs. Armstrong, Mrs. Bedford, Mrs. Ewing, Mrs. Salzbacher, and Mrs. Peck. Includes single sheet insert: "With the compliments of W. A. Levan, Staple and Fancy Groceries, Edina, Mo. who will be pleased to receive your order for any of the Cocoas and Chocolates described in the accompanying copy of "Choice Recipes." 64 pages.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker


  • Hill, Janet McKenzie
  • Parloa, Maria

Brand Name: Baker's Chocolate

Publisher: Walter Baker and Co. Ltd. (Dorchester, Mass.)


64 p.

16.5 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hill, Janet McKenzie. Chocolate And Cocoa Recipes By Miss Parloa; Home Made Candy Recipes By Mrs. Janet Mckenzie Hill. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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