Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Modern Ways With An Ancient Food [1934]

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The front cover of the pamphlet features text that reads Modern Ways With An Ancient Food over a white background. Two golden wheat stalks appear behind the text. Below is a color drawing of a yellow and green glass cereal bowl filled with fruit and Hecker's Cream Farina, a glass of milk, fruit in a sherbet glass, a creamer, and a vase with pink flowers. The back cover features a yellow, blue, white and red drawing of a box of Hecker's Cream Farina that has a boy about to pour milk on his cereal, with text above reading Hearts Of Wheat, and below Hecker's Cream Farina, Hearts Of Wheat, (Form) FAB 41, (c) 1934 Hecker H-O Co. Inc. Two golden wheat stalks are in the background. The inside front and back covers each feature two color drawings of dishes that appear on the recipe pages. The facing page is headlined A Word To Mothers, with promotional text touting Hecker's Cream Farina for its pure and wholesome values. Most inside pages are dedicated to recipes categorized according to: Cream Farina for Breakfast; Desserts; Cream Farina for Infants; Meat, Fish, Eggs and Cheese Dishes; Quick Breads; Salads; Sandwich Fillings; Soups; Vegetables.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hecker's

Publisher: Hecker-H-O Co., Inc. (Buffalo, N.Y.)


16 p.

17.8 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Modern Ways With An Ancient Food [1934]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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