Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Recipes For Desserts


The front cover begins at the top with the title "Recipes for desserts" written in blue lettering. At the bottom it states "With compliments of B.F. Hubbard & Son, Druggists Norwich, N.Y." The whole front cover is outlined in a blue, think square. The back cover. The back cover begins at the top saying "Vinol, the famous non-secret tonic." Below, there is a bottle of Vinol with the quote "creates strength" written at the top near the lid. In the center of the bottle, there is a paragraph describing the different uses for Vinol. The back cover is also outlined in a blue, think square. The front end page consists of a few lines explaining "What Vinol will do." The following inside pages entail various recipes for such foods as puddings, cakes, pies and parfaits. There are also formulas for specific sicknesses. The back end page is a promotion for "Paxtine."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Vinol

1900 (ca.)

24 p.

16.5 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Recipes For Desserts. 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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