Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Runkel's Founded In 1870 Cocoa Recipes


The front cover of the pamphlet features text reading Runkel's Founded In 1870, Registered U.S. Pat. Office, Cocoa Recipes, over a dark green background. An oval in the center of the cover includes a color drawing of a woman in a white blouse holding a cup of Runkel's cocoa, over a red background. The white back cover features a color drawing of a can of Malt And Chocolate Flavored Runko, noting that it is Delicious and Nutritious. Additional text reads Malt For Strength! Milk For Health! Chocolate For Flavor! Inside pages of the pamphlet are of slightly smaller dimensions than the covers. The majority of inside pages feature recipes, some accompanied by black and white drawings, a few of which are signed Gluyas Williams (of the New Yorker magazine). Additional information included on pages: The Food Value Of Cocoa; Runkel's Table Of Weights And Measures; plus rules for table settings and serving.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Runkel's

Publisher: Runkel Bros., Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

1920 (ca.)

24 p.

16.2 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Runkel's Founded In 1870 Cocoa Recipes. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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