Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mirro Speed Pressure Cooker and Canner - Directions/Recipes/TimCuts Cooking Time To 1/3 - Tenderizes Naturallyetables


At the top of the front cover is the Mirro logo and title in black and white on a red background above a large illustration of a shiny silver pressure cooker surrounded by meat, vegetables and canned goods. Inset is the Betty Crocker spoon logo in black and an endorsement from Betty Crocker. At the bottom is "Deluxe Model With Automatic Control For Cooking At 5, 10 or 15 Lbs. Pressure" in black print on a red background. The back cover has the "Full One-Year Warranty" framed in red. 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. 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, including Terminal Sterilization of baby nipples, bottles and caps and a section on pressure canning in glass jars with charts and time tables. There are three pages of questions and answers about the Mirro-Matic pressure cooker and order blanks to send in for replacement parts. The back end page has an illustrated list of replacement parts.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Mirro Corp. (Manitowoc, Wis.)


64 p.

21.6 x 13.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


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

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