Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Occident Yeast Bread Recipies


The front cover has thin black lines framing the title, a black-and-white drawing of a bag of Occident Flour, and the company name and address. The back cover is blank. The front end page promotes Occident Special Patent Flour, tips for successful breads, measurements and essential factors in bread making. The first page has definitions and descriptions of flour, yeast, liquid, fat, sugar and salt, followed by a page of black-and-white photographs depicting the steps in baking bread. There are recipes for Straight Dough Method and Overnight Sponge Method and Bread Difficulties and Uses For Stale Bread.

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Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Brand Name: Occident Flour

Publisher: Russell-Miller Milling Co. (Minneapolis, Minn.)

1925 (ca.)

14 p.

20.3 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Citation: Occident Yeast Bread Recipies. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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