Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Chafing Dish Recipes Also Deserts And Candy Making


The front cover has the title "Chafing dish recipes also deserts and candy making" written in black lettering towards the center of the page. On the right side there is a drawn illustration of a maid using chafing dishes. Below the illustration, the phrase "Presented with compliments of Bradley Bros" is written. The background is yellow throughout the whole front cover. The back cover begins with the phrase "Creates strength for old people, delicate children and all weak persons." To the left of the phrase, there is a portrait of an older women. At the very bottom of the back cover, there is a few lines explaining the return policies. The front end page consists of reviews from various druggists who are recommending the product. The following inside pages entail various recipes for Chafing dishes along with directions for using Vinol as a medicine. The last couple pages inside are discussing "Saxon Salve" and all of its uses. The back end page is a promotion for "Paxtine," which is a toilet antiseptic.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Vinol

Publisher: Chester Kent & Co. (Boston, Mass.)

1900 (ca.)

32 p.

19.1 x 12.7 cm



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  • German

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Chafing Dish Recipes Also Deserts And Candy Making. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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