Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ry-Krisp Presents The Weight-Watcher On The Trail Of The Creeping Pound


The front cover begins at the top with the title "Ry-Krisp Presents The Weight-Watcher On The Trail Of The Creeping Pound." The first half of the title is written in white writing inside a red box. The second half is written in black and red writing inside of a magnifying glass. Below the title, there is a drawn cartoon of Ry-Krisp as the body of "Sherlock Holmes" in a red and white checkered hat. He is holding the magnifying glass with his right hand and squinting through it. The back is plain except for "C 4212H" and "Printed in U.S.A." The front end page features the phrase "Anyone Here You Know" and lists realistic scenarios. On page five there is a chart for "Ideal Weights At Age 25 Or Over." The following inside pages consists of topics such as "Follow the Swallow," Be a Calorie-Saver" and "Some Traps to Avoid." Page eighteen begins the "Weight-Watcher's Calorie-Counter" which entails a variety of beverages and foods with amount and the amount of calories. The back end page features a few paragraphs describing why Ry-Krisp is "A Friend, Indeed."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ry-Krisp

Publisher: Ry-Krisp Co. (Minneapolis, Minn.)


35 p.

13.3 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Ry-Krisp Presents The Weight-Watcher On The Trail Of The Creeping Pound. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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