Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Bengal America's Best Cook Book

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The front cover consists of a light green background and dark green lettering. It begins at the top with the title "The Bengal America's Best Cook Book" and is followed by a few lines that state "A collection of tested recipes for use with the oven heat control." At the bottom, the publisher is listed. The back cover is plain. The inside pages begin with a page all about "The Oven Heat Control" and continues with two pages filled with directions and examples. On page four, there is a cooking chart that entails topics such as Breads, Broiling, Roasting and Foods. The following inside pages feature various recipes including Quick Breads, Biscuits, Baked Fish, Swiss Steak and Corn Pudding. On the last inside page, there is a "Cold Pack Oven Canning Chart"that has a variety of foods and directions for cooking them.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Bengal Stoves and Ranges

Publisher: Floyd-Wells Co. (Royersford, Pa.)

1930 (ca.)

32 p.

17.1 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: The Bengal America's Best Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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