Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ball Brothers Book How To Use The Foods You Can


The front cover is green with a winter scene with a display of colorful fruits and vegetables and two Ball jars. The back cover continues the scene and has kitchen with a January calendar, a jar with cherries in it, a cherry pie, and a slice of cherry pie on a plate. The title page has the author's signature and a Ball jar with peaches in it and fruit around it. The copyright and the company address are at the bottom. Page two is a signed typed letter from Ida Bailey Allen To The Woman Who Cans. There are pages on meal planning, what to plan for company. The remainder of the pages are divided by month with a note about the month, menus, and recipes. There are color illustrations on all the pages.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Allen, Ida Bailey

Brand Name: Ball Jars

Publisher: Ball Bros. Glass Mfg. (Muncie, Ind.)


40 p.

20.3 x 13.7 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Allen, Ida Bailey. Ball Brothers Book How To Use The Foods You Can. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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