Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Using Snowdrift Hogless Lard

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The front cover of the pamphlet features text that reads Using Snowdrift Hogless Lard. The piece has a beige wraparound cover with an ornate Victorian frame both front and back. Text is beige with a black outline. A ribbon appears above a circular frame with a drawing of a chef stirring something in a pan on top of a stove. The back cover features text inside the Victorian box, which is a continuation of text from the inside back cover promoting the product and the "superiority" of Snowdrift and "The Cotton Seed" (Snowdrift Hogless Lard, What It Is, And How It Is Made). Near the bottom of the back cover is text that reads The Southern Cotton Oil Co., New York, Savannah, Atlanta, New Orleans, (printed by) The Barta Press, Boston. All inside pages except the inside back cover feature a variety of recipes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Barta Press (Boston, Mass.)

Brand Name: Snowdrift Shortening

Publisher: Southern Cotton Oil Co. (New York, Savannah, Atlanta, New Orleans)

1900 (ca.)

15 p.

11.4 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Using Snowdrift Hogless Lard. 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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