Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Hunts Perfect Cook Book

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The front cover is beige with a red, black, and white frame around a gray circle and a can of Hunt's Perfect Baking Powder. The text reads The Hunts Perfect Cook Book, then below the drawing, Published By The Hunts Perfect Baking Powder Co., Minneapolis, Minn. The back cover has a bottle of Hunt's Vanilla Extract in a gray oval. The text reads, Hunts Perfect Flavoring Extracts. Guaranteed To Comply With Pure Food Laws Everywhere. The inside front and back covers are blank. The title page includes reference to "One Hundred and Ninety Nine Practical and Economical Recipes." An index page identifies categories of recipes as: Bread and Biscuits; Griddle Cakes; Cookies; Doughnuts and Crullers; Fritters; Puddings and Dumplings; Pastry and Pies; Suggestions in Cake Baking; Sauces; Cakes; Icings and Fillings; Ice Cream and Ices; Weights and Measures; Useful Things to Know; Favorite Recipes; A Wonderful Little Bean. Four pages are dedicated to weights and measures.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hunts Perfect Baking Powder

Publisher: Hunts Perfect Baking Powder Co. ( Minneapolis, Minn.)

1900 (ca.)

48 p.

17.5 x 9.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Hunts Perfect Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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