Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Food Talks From The Mirro Test Kitchen - Vol. 32, No. 1


The front cover of this black-and-white pamphlet has "Food Talks" to the right of the Mirro logo above "from the Mirro test kitchen, Laura Wilson, Home Economics Director." Below is a photograph of a square party cake on a table with a flower arrangement, two cups of coffee and a dessert place setting. Below is "This square party cake lends itself to so many decorating ideas. Make it in Mirro's new square Party Cake Set and see how lovely a cake can be. A Mirro exclusive!" At the bottom, above a black border, is Vol. 32 on the left and No. 1 on the right. The back cover has a recipe, with drawing of meat and a knife on a cutting board, for Beef Stroganoff. The front end page has a recipe, with photograph, of Black Bottom Pie. Other recipes, with photographs or drawings, include Cheese Cake, Fruit Glaze, Apple Muffins, Party Cake, Rum Baba, Cream Puffs, Eclairs, Schaum Tortes, Jumbo Meat Balls and frostings. The last page and back end page also have instructions for caring for aluminum utensils and "How To Use An Aluminum Fry Pan Successfully."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Wilson, Laura

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Mirro Aluminum Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)

1968 (ca.)

11 p.

21.6 x 14.0 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Wilson, Laura. Food Talks From The Mirro Test Kitchen - Vol. 32, No. 1. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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