Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Secrets of Better Salads Jewel Oil

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The front cover of the pamphlet features white and yellow text that reads The Secret Of Better Salads Jewel Oil on a red background, with a white line drawing of two women talking. Also prominently featured is a color drawing of a fruit and lettuce salad on a yellow and brown plaid tablecloth. Viewed from the front, the front cover also features alternate red and green tabs for French Dressing, Mayonnaise, Clever Salads and Frying. The back cover features a color drawing of a can and a bottle of Swift's Jewel Oil, with text reading For Salads And All Flavorful Cooking encircled with a red line. Also included is text that reads Litho In U.S.A. (Form) 10276. Below is a green band with white text reading Swift & Company U.S.A. The inside front end page and first page include an introductory message from author Martha Logan. The other inside pages correspond to the tab headings, with recipes and frying instructions. Accompanying each is a red and white line drawing.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Logan, Martha

Brand Name: Jewel Oil

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

1951 (ca.)

11 p.

15.6 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Logan, Martha. The Secrets of Better Salads Jewel Oil. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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