Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Better Recipes With Jewel Shortening

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The wraparound cover features a modern design of bright blue, light blue and yellow at the bottom on white paper stock. The light blue title text reads Better Recipes With Jewel Shortening on bright blue background. A color drawing of pastries on a dish with a sliced apple on a tray, plus a red and white Jewel Shortening box, are above the title text. The back cover features a color drawing of a bucket of Jewel Shortening to the left of promotional text headlined Jewel - For Frying And Shortening. The bucket and text are framed with dark blue and light blue lines.The front end page has a blue framed box with promotional text: If You Can Add Just one new dish to your menu?. The title page includes text reading Better Recipes With Jewel Shortening, These Recipes Were Prepared By Martha Logan's Test Kitchen, Swift Canadian Co. Limited. A company logo also appears. The back end page includes a temperature chart for deep fat frying, plus an equivalents chart for measurements. Other pages are devoted to recipes, including Breads; Cake; Entrees and Luncheon Dishes; Meat, Poultry, Fish; Miscellaneous; Pastry; Vegetables; and Desserts. Many color drawings accompany the recipes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Logan, Martha

Brand Name: Jewel Shortening

Publisher: Swift Canadian Co. [s.l.]

1940 (ca.)

22 p.

21.0 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Logan, Martha. Better Recipes With Jewel Shortening. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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