Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mirro Speed Pressure Cooker Cuts Cooking Time To 1/3...Tenderizes Naturally

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At the top of the front cover is the Mirro logo and title in white and tan on a black background above a large photograph of a shiny silver pressure cooker surrounded by tan meat and vegetables. Inset is the Betty Crocker spoon logo and an endorsement from Betty Crocker. A small tan box has "Directions, Recipes, Timetables" in black. At the bottom is "Standard Model With Automatic Control For Cooking At 15 Pounds Pressure" in white print on a black background. The back cover has the "Full One-Year Warranty" framed in orange. At the bottom are directions to pages 51-56 for a Question and Answer section and repair instructions and a promotion for Mirro products. The front end page has a table of contents and Important Safeguards which continue onto the first page, ending with "What Is Pressure Cooking?" There is information on Mirro-Matic Special Features, "Read Before You Cook," directions for cleaning and care, six illustrated steps to cooking with the Mirro-Matic and how to adapt recipes for Mirro-Matic cooking. There are tables for cooking various foods: Meats, Fresh Vegetables, Soups and Chowders, Fish and Seafood, Frozen Vegetables, Dried Vegetables, Pasta, Cereals, Fresh Fruits and Dried Fruits amid the recipes. There are instructions for sterilizing baby nipples, bottles and caps and three pages of questions and answers about the Mirro-Matic pressure cooker. There is an illustrated list of replacement parts and order blanks to send in for parts. The back end page has Important Information about using the pressure cooker and obtaining replacement parts.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Mirro Corp. (Manitowoc, Wis.)


56 p.

21.6 x 13.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Mirro Speed Pressure Cooker Cuts Cooking Time To 1/3...Tenderizes Naturally. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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