Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cooking With "Catfish" Hunter: Tasty Recipes For People With Diabetes

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The front cover of the pamphlet is pink with the title in blue print. There is a large color photograph of baseball Hall of Famer Jim "Catfish" wearing a chef's hat and apron with the New York Yankee logo on the front and holding a cherry pie. Upjohn is in the lower right corner in blue print with a fine border. The back cover has a color photograph of Hunter in a New York Yankee uniform in a pitcher's stance. Below is a brief biography of Hunter including his awards. The front end page is blue with copyright information at the bottom. The back end page is blue with where to write for more information on diabetes (The American Diabetes Association) and where to write for additional copies of this booklet. A fold-in attachment has four perforated cards with diabetes symptoms and inspirational quotations. The title page has the title in blue with a color head-shot photograph of Hunter wearing a chef's hat and apron. There is a Preface by Hunter followed by information on diabetes, nutrition and diet. There are two Weekday Menus for the recipes in the pamphlet. The 10 recipes all have baseball-themed titles: On Base Open-Face Sandwich, Seventh Game Soup, Pennant Fever Pasta, Triple Play Pasta, Home Plate Special, World Series Stew, Catfish's Sole, Pitcher's Mound Pie, Batter-Up Brownies and Cy Young Sorbet. In the outer margin beside each recipe is a detailed description and nutritional information per serving: calories, carbohydrates, percent fat, fat, protein and fiber. The last page has information about the Diabetic Hall of Fame with a color photograph of Hunter with the 1987 winner, Sherry Moore.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Upjohn

Publisher: Upjohn Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.)


20 p.

23 x 15.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Cooking With "Catfish" Hunter: Tasty Recipes For People With Diabetes. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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