Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

B-V Recipes


Text on the front cover of the pamphlet reads B-V Recipes (with "B-V" in red and "Recipes" in black), then near the bottom Wilson's (in black) with a Wilson's logo. A color drawing features a pewter plate, large glass of milk, wooden spoon, measuring spoon, storage jar, and gravy boat. The back cover has a red panel along the spine, a color photo, promotional text below with a photo of a Wilson's B-V jar and box, plus the Wilson's logo in the lower left accompanied by text reading Wilson & Co. Inc., General Offices, Chicago 1, Ill. The primary photo on the back cover includes a kitchen window, clock, teapot, bowl of soup, three soup mugs, plus salt and pepper shakers. The inside front cover features a black and white drawing of a chef, with promotional text below headlined How Is B-V Used? and The Nutritive Value. The rest of the pamphlet's interior features recipes for gravies, sauces, main dishes, soups, and party dishes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Wilson's B-V

Publisher: Wilson and Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

1951 (ca.)

18.1 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: B-V Recipes. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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