Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Dainty Dishes For All The Year Round

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The front cover features a drawing of a woman on the left holding a dessert in her left hand, with lettering in red on the right above a graphic design. The back cover includes drawings of four ice cream freezers representing brands popular at the time. The title page text reads Dainty Dishes For All The Year Round, Recipes For Ice Creams, Water Ices, Sherbets And Other Frozen Desserts By Mrs. S.T. Rorer, Principal of the Philadelphia Cooking School, Author Of Mrs. Rorer's Cook Book, Good Ways In Cooking, Canning And Preserving, Hot Weather Dishes, Etc., Same As 1905-1908 Edition. Published By North Brothers Mfg. Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 1914. The inside pages continue with directions for freezing ice creams and are accompanied by eight black-and-white photographs demonstrating the process. The majority of the inside pages are dedicated to recipes for ice creams, water ices, sherbets, frozen fruits, frozen beverages, granites, and frozen puddings and desserts. The pamphlet concludes with descriptions and illustrations of some company products such as fluting machines and ice chippers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Rorer, Mrs. S. T.

Brand Name: North Brothers Freezer Products

Publisher: North Brothers Mfg., Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)


64 p.

15.6 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Rorer, Mrs. S. T.. Dainty Dishes For All The Year Round. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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