Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

What's New In Cookery From The Mirro Test Kitchen


The beige cover has a white border and a V triangle color drawing with fruits and vegetables around a Mirro saucepan with lid. "What's New" is in blue and black lettering above "in Cookery" in black. At the bottom is "From The Mirro Test Kitchen" in black with a black and white border above and below. The back cover is beige with a white border with "The Best Cooks use Aluminum" in black in the center. The front end page has a brown, orange and gold "seal of authority" which says, "Mirro Aluminum Domestic Science Tested" with information on where recipes are tested. The back end page has a Direction Chart for cooking various meats and vegetables "with Little or No Water." An introduction provides an overview of the Mirro Vapo-Seal method of cooking with little or no water to preserve vitamins. Recipes are arranged by Mirro utensil: the Mirro Cooker, the Mirro Dutch Oven, the Mirro Covered Skillet, Mirro Covered Pans, Mirro French Fryer, the Mirro Torte Pan, the Mirro Ring Mold and the Mirro Coffee Biggin. There are color drawings of many of the recipes and Mirro utensil used. The centerfold has illustrations of The Master Set of Mirro Vapo-Seal Utensils on a black background with a deco blue border.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Aluminum Goods Mfg. Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)


30 p.

17.1 x 13.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: What's New In Cookery From The Mirro Test Kitchen. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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