Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Lower Cost Meals That Please

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The yellow wraparound cover of the pamphlet includes black text that reads Lower Cost Meals That Please, In Your Senior Years As We Cook For Few... Maybe One... Maybe Two, Cook Book, accompanied by a sketch of a senior man in a hat watering flowers, with a bird on a wood fence holding a cook book. The back cover is blank except for the notice Printed In U.S.A. in the lower right corner. The title page of the pamphlet emphasizes the ability to eat both nutritiously as well as economically, and at the bottom of the page text that reads 1971, Copyright 1960, National Dairy Council, Chicago, 60606. The inside back cover showcases a basic meal plan. Other pages are devoted to recipes in the following categories: Breakfast Specialties; More Specialties for Breakfast or Lunch or Supper; Soups for Lunch or Supper; Main Dishes You'll Enjoy; Vegetables in New Ways; Desserts to Please and Nourish; Salads That Double as Main Dishes or Desserts. The pages include numerous black and white sketches, many featuring the bird from the pamphlet's cover.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: National Dairy Council

Publisher: National Dairy Council (Chicago, Ill.)


11 p.

24.1 x 18.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Lower Cost Meals That Please. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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