Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kitchen Secrets And Short Cuts


The front cover is white with the title "Kitchen Secrets and Short Cuts" at the top in a white text outlined in blue. Along with right side, there is a black and white illustration of an opened refrigerator door with a waving carrot, apple and egg popping out of it. Below the cartoon, there is a phrase that states "83 kitchen hints and ways to save you time, steps, and food." The 83 is in a blue circle and written in a white font color. The back cover begins with the Prudential Insurance Company logo of a big rock with the phrase "The Prudential has the strength of Gibraltar" on it all located in a blue outlined circle. Underneath the circle, the company name is listed along with the different locations of the offices. There are offices in Newark, Los Angeles,Toronto and Houston. The inside pages begin with a dedication page and continue with various kitchen hints for subjects such as beverages, bread, desserts, eggs, fruits, fish, seasonings and meats. Each section starts with a script word with a cartoon picture of the food the recipes are for.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Prudential Press

Brand Name: Prudential Insurance Company

Publisher: Prudential Insurance Co. (Newark, N.J.)


15 p.

16.8 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Kitchen Secrets And Short Cuts. 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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