Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Let's Look At Shortening

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The red wraparound cover has a wide cream band on the top half and a thin cream band at the bottom. The front cover has the title in black in the wide band. There is no printing on the back cover. The front end page has copyright information and the back end page is blank. The first page has a Table of Contents with eight chapters: What Is A Shortening?, Bird's-Eye View Of The Shortening Field, Functions Of Shortening In Cookery, Chart -- Qualities Of An Ideal Shortening And Their Importance In Cookery, How To Study The Essential Qualities Of A Shortening, The Nutritional Aspects Of Shortening, This Is Spry, and An Ideal Shortening For The Foods Laboratory with eight tested Spry recipes. Black-and-white photographs and color drawings accompany most entries.

Donor: Wineberg, Susan

Brand Name: Spry Shortening

Publisher: Lever Brothers Co. (Cambridge, Mass.)


24 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Let's Look At Shortening. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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