Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

As You Like It: How To Stage Classic Meals & Gatherings


The front cover of this pamphlet has a large color drawing of a Shakespearean player holding a highball glass in his left hand. His right hand forms an "O" for okay. As You Like It is in the upper right corner in Old English white lettering on a dark brown background. At the bottom of the page is How To Stage Classic Meals & Gatherings in white letters with a thin gold line above and below. Beneath is Hiram Walker-Allied Vintners. The back cover is black with Hiram Walker-Allied Vintners at the bottom in white lettering. The front end page has All The World's A Stage which tells how a successful host or hostess serves Hiram Walker-Allied Vintners products. There is also A Word On Moderation about not over-serving guests. A gray-and-white drawing of the Hiram Walker-Allied Vintners logo is at the bottom. The back end page lists The Cast (of Hiram Walker-Allied Vintners products): Canadian Whiskies, Scotch Whiskies, Bourbon, Vodkas, Gins, Rums, Liqueurs, Cognacs, Brandies, Sherries, Ports, Wines and Miscellaneous. The first page has an index of the five recipe sections with a color photograph of The Principal Players (Hiram Walker-Allied Vintners products). Measure For Measure has guides for entertaining: glassware, mixing and blending, measuring and servings per bottle. As You Like It has "food and drink recipes to set the stage for inspired encounters." A Midsummer Night's Dream has drinks which offer "cooling relief from the summer heat." The Winter's Tale has "hot drinks to warm the chilly days and nights." All's Well That Ends Well has recipes for desserts and liqueurs, "the finale of a great evening." There are color photographs of most recipes as well as color photographs of the bottles used in many of the recipes.

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Donor: Wineberg, Susan

Brand Name: Hiram Walker

Publisher: Hiram Walker & Sons, Inc. (Detroit, Mich. ; Peoria, Ill. ; Walkerville, Ont.)

1980 (ca.)

24 p.

21.6 x 14.0 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: As You Like It: How To Stage Classic Meals & Gatherings. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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