Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mirro-Matic Pressure Pan and Canner - Recipes - Directions - Time Tables [1951]


The front blue cover has a large color drawing of a Mirro pressure cooker in front of a chicken, vegetables and home-canned goods. Above the illustration is "Mirro-Matic" in red and "Pressure Pan And Canner" in black on a yellow banner above "Recipes - Directions - Time Tables" in white. At the bottom right is Mirro The Finest Aluminum with seals of Good Housekeeping, Underwriters Laboratory and Parents' Magazine on the left. The back cover is blue with "These Features Make Mirro-Matic The Most-Wanted Pressure Pan" in white and red with seven features, beside red check marks, listed in a white box. Below the box is Mirro The Finest Aluminum in red and white. The front end page has a "Notice" that this recipe book is for both the 6- and 8-qt. Mirro-Matic. The back end page has information about Baby Formula Terminal Sterilization. The title page has a black-and-white photograph of three Mirro-Matics on a stove. The company name and address in at the bottom in blue. There is a table of contents preceding "Important!" warnings, 10 illustrated steps to cooking with the Mirro-Matic, 10 "Important Don'ts," Mirro-Matic features with illustrations, how to clean the Mirro-Matic and how the Mirro-Matic saves vitamins, flavor and time. There are tables for cooking various foods: Fresh Vegetables, Dried Vegetables, Dried Fruits, Fresh Fruits, Cereals, Meats, Poultry and Game, Soups and Chowders, Pasta and Rice, Fish and Sea Food and Frozen Vegetables amid the recipes. There are also recipes for combination dishes and desserts and a section on instructions for pressure canning with time tables. There is a page of eight questions and answers about pressure cooking. At the end is a list of Mirro-Matic parts and prices, accessories and three pages of Mirro products with illustrations and descriptions. There is an index.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

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


96 p.

18.4 x 13.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Mirro-Matic Pressure Pan and Canner - Recipes - Directions - Time Tables [1951]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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