Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

An Old Time Favorite For Modern Housewives: Argo Corn Starch


The front panel is green with a white panel on the bottom and a black seal for the title. In the center is a custard in a sherbet dish topped with coconut whipped cream, and in the bottom left corner is a woman's head with her mouth open. The back panel has two recipes for custard blanc mange and lemon meringue pie. This company later became the Corn Products Refining Co.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Argo Cornstarch

Publisher: Corn Products Sales Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1940 (ca.)

17.5 x 12.7 cm

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Language: English

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Citation: An Old Time Favorite For Modern Housewives: Argo Corn Starch. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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