Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Story Of Carnation Milk


The front cover shows a wrap-around drawing of a mother and daughter overlooking grazing cattle with snow-covered mountains in the distance. The title is at the top in black print. The back cover shows more of the cows at pasture with an inset drawing of a woman pouring a can of Carnation Milk into an enamelware pan. At the top is "Choice Recipes with Carnation Milk" in black. At the bottom is "from Contented Cows" above copyright information. The title page has the title in red and black above a black-and-white drawing of cows grazing with flowers wrapped in ribbon on either side. To the right is "From Contented Cows." At the bottom is "Carnation Milk Products Co., General Offices Seattle, U.S.A." above copyright information. A black-and-white drawing of a dairy farm, with an inset with an introduction, precedes "The Story of Carnation Milk" which provides company history, an explanation of the process for manufacturing Carnation Milk and its many uses. Following are recipes for soups, creamed dishes, sauces, bread and biscuits, puddings and custards, pies, cakes, icings and fillings, frozen desserts, candy, beverages, individual dishes and sandwich fillings. There are drawings of prepared dishes on each page with a centerfold of color drawings of seven prepared dishes. At the end are time tables for cooking meats, vegetables and baking, a list of weights and measures and directions for preparing Carnation Milk for infants and adults. The last page has an index.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

Publisher: Carnation Milk Products Co. (Seattle, Wash.)


32 p.

18.1 x 12.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Story Of Carnation Milk. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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