Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Lorain Cooking

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The front cover is grey with a black and red ornate background for the title and a red heat regulator underneath. The back cover is plain grey. The front end page has a woman making dinner with a family seated at a dinner table on the facing page. The full title is Lorain Cooking Issued By The Research Kitchen of American Stove Company. Price, One Dollar. American Stove Company, St. Louis, Mo. It is copyrighted 1928 and a new edition issued yearly from 1924-1928. The book was published for users of gas ranges equipped with a Lorain Oven Heat Regulator. The recipes are organized by whole meal cooking, menus, meats; whole meal cooking - soups, vegetables, desserts; biscuits and breads; muffins; cakes; small cakes and cookies; frostings and fillings; pies and pastries; baked vegetables; roasts, other baked meats and fish; oven cooked fruits and desserts; Lorain Oven cleaning; addendum (time and temperature chart); and a list of illustrations. There are both black and white illustrations and color photographs.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Lorain Oven Regulator

Publisher: Lorain Oven Regulator, American Stove Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)


171 p.

19.4 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Lorain Cooking. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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