Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Beans Grown In Michigan --Enjoyed The World Over

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The front cover is white with a drawing of a large pot of beans with the outline of Michigan on the pot with the word Beans across it. There are grey and red dots above the pot and below is the title in red and black lettering. The price 10ยข is in the lower right corner. The back cover is white with a photograph of a table setting with a pink overlay. Below that is a paragraph on "All those Vitamins and Minerals" which concludes with Happy Eating! The front end page has cartoon characters around Michigan Beans Delicious Anytime Anywhere. Below that is a note that Boston may have made them famous... but Michigan grows them! The back end page has Candy, Sweets and Other Nice Eats with several recipes from the Gratiot County Farm Bureau Women's Club. Page one has a brief note on the Michigan Bean Industry and the state logo. Recipes included are main dishes, main dishes with sausage, Spanish beans, the French touch with cheese, Kidney beans, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches and Appetizers, and Miscellaneous facts. Famous recipes included are House Bean Soup, Senate Bean Soup, several presidents and generals, Delmonico's Menu 1834, and The Romney's Bean Soup. The Jacqueline Kennedy recipe has been replaced by the John F. Kennedy recipe.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Michigan Beans

Publisher: Michigan Bean Commission (Lansing, Mich.)

1971 (ca.)

36 p.

18.4 x 12.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Beans Grown In Michigan --Enjoyed The World Over. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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