Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Roast Beef Dinner (Whole Meal Style)

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The front panel of this cream-colored two-fold leaflet has a framed drawing of a chef carrying a platter of steaming roast beef in a red background. Below in a scroll border is the title and description: "Time and Temperature Recipes for a Whole Meal that can be cooked at one time in the Oven of a Lorain-equipped Gas Range, while you are miles away." Below is the menu and "Prepared in the Research Kitchens of American Stove company at Cleveland, Ohio." The back panel has Clark Jewel in red outline lettering above Gas Ranges in black. There is a framed black-and-white drawing of a Clark Jewel Gas Range with a woman canning at a kitchen table on the right. Below is a promotion for the "famous" Lorain Oven Heat Regulator and the company name and address. At the bottom is "For Sale by:" and space for a dealer name. One inside panel has a drawing of the Lorain Oven Heat Regulator with the Lorain Red Wheel in red and a description on the right side. Below are Lorain Facts which explain how the regulator works and how it "saves food, gas, time and labor." At the bottom is Lorain Oven Heat Regulator in red lettering. The panels when fully opened have the six recipes to create the meal: Vegetable Soup, Roast Beef, Baked Potatoes, Creamed, Buttered Onions, Lettuce Salad Thousand Island Dressing and Fruit Melange. At the bottom of the last panel is a advertisement for the Lorain Time and Temperature Cook Book.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Clark Jewel Stoves

Publisher: George F. Gantz and Co. (New York, N.Y.)


22.9 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Citation: Roast Beef Dinner (Whole Meal Style). The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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