Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mirro Pressure Cooker/Canner


The front of the wraparound blue cover has the Mirro logo and title in English, French and Spanish in white with thin white lines between each title. A red line separates the titles from a large drawing of a white Mirro cooker/canner with "Directions, Recipes, Timetables" (in English, French and Spanish) inset in blue print. The red Betty Crocker spoon logo in on the left. The back cover is blue with the white and red lines continuing from the front and the Mirro logo at the bottom in white above the company name and address in white print. The first section is in English, followed by identical sections in French and Spanish. The front end page has a table of contents with a caution to read this book before using the pressure cooker. The back end page has the Full One-Year Warranty in all three languages. There are 13 Important Safeguards, an illustrated page of Special Features, tips on cleaning and care of the cooker, five 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, Fish and Seafood, Fresh Vegetables, Dried Vegetables, Frozen Vegetables, Dried Fruits, Soups and Cereals amid the recipes. There is a section on pressure canning with charts and timetables and instructions for sterilizing. There are two pages of questions and answers about the Mirro-Matic pressure cooker and an illustrated list of replacement parts. The last page has order blanks in English, French and Spanish to send in for replacement parts.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Mirro Corp. (Manitowoc, Wis.)


80 p.

27.9 x 21.0 cm



  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Mirro Pressure Cooker/Canner. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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