Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Add-A-Leaf Hostess Book


The three-ring notebook binder has a black front and back cover, with no text. The title page includes a black and white photograph of two bottles of Canada Dry in a buffet setting. Text reads Add-A-Leaf Hostess Book, Prepared By Betty Beldon, her signature, Home Economics And Tea Room Specialist, In Collaboration With Ida Bailey Allen, International Authority On Foods And Nutrition, Diet Editor Medical Review Of Reviews. Sections are included for Soups, Fish And Eggs, Meats, Vegetables, Salads, Breads, Cakes, Pies, Desserts, Preserves, Beverages, and Invalid's Tray. Printed recipes are included in each, along with handwritten recipes. The first page of each section also features a black and white photograph. Miscellaneous notes and handwritten recipes are also tucked into a sleeve on the inside of the back cover.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Beldon, Betty

Printer: Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Canada Dry

Publisher: Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)


18.4 x 12.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Beldon, Betty. Add-A-Leaf Hostess Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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