Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The All-ways Preferable Cook Book

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The front cover starts at the top with the title "The all-ways preferable cook book." Below the title, there is a drawn illustration of a hand holding a loaf of bread. On the the wrist of the hand, there is a "Good Cook's Choice" symbol. Underneath the illustration, the publisher "The Malleable Steel Range Mfg. Co. South Bend, Ind." is listed in blue lettering. The back cover consists of two photos. The first one is a picture of the Malleable Steel Range plant and the second picture is of the Malleable Steel Range Model No. 818. The inside pages begin with a title page and continue with a few pages describing the products and company. Continuing through the inside pages, there are recipes that can be made on the Malleable Steel Range. Some recipes include cookies, cakes, fish, meats and salads.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Magill-Weinsheimer Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

Brand Name: Malleable Steel Range

Publisher: Malleable Steel Range MFG. Co. (South Bend, Ind.)

1900 (ca.)

96 p.

17.8 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The All-ways Preferable Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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