Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Salad Leaves

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The cover is a wraparound color photograph of vegetables and fruits. The title is in white and green lettering on a black signboard with yellow lines on either side of the title. There is a large jar of Ivanhoe Mayonnaise on the bottom left. The back cover has the same title. The front end page has a Table of Contents with a color drawing of vegetables at the bottom. The back end page is an advertisement for IVANHOE REDiSALADS with a color photograph of cans and jars of Ivanhoe products and a small photograph of a can of Ivanhoe Potato REDI-Salad. The title page has "Salad Leaves or Letters to a Daughter in the city . . . being the 6th Edition of family salad recipes and menus developed and assembled in the Ivanhoe Kitchens by Harriet Meaker Osborne." At the bottom is the company's name and address. There is an introduction by the author followed by directions to prove that Ivanhoe Mayonnaise is superior to "ordinary" dressing. Recipes are arranged by months and begin with a letter from the author to her daughter, Margaret. There is a Vitamin Chart in July and November and December also have menu suggestions. At the end are menus for various holidays and events. The last page has a letter from the author to her daughter about the new Ivanhoe REDI-Salads. The center has four pages of color photographs of several of the recipes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Osborne, Harriet Meaker

Printer: Stecher Lith. Co. (Rochester, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Ivanhoe Mayonnaise

Publisher: Ivanhoe Foods, Inc. (Auburn, N.Y.)


37 p.

19.0 x 12.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Osborne, Harriet Meaker. Salad Leaves. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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