Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Your Admiral Dual-Temp Refrigerator

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The front cover features the title "Your Admiral Dual-Temp Refrigerator" written in black and orange lettering followed by two separate refrigerators and a flattened bull's eye in the center. On the left side and along the bottom, there is a simulated leather cover that is a light pink color. In the lower left corner, the phrase "Guide Book" is written in black lettering. The back cover contains a bull's eye behind the Admiral logo. To the left, there are five stars underneath the word Admiral. At the bottom, the company, address and printing information are all listed. The front end page features a letter written by the Home Economic Department from the Admiral Corporation. The following inside pages begin with a table of contents and continue with three diagrams containing all the features of one's Admiral Dual-Temp including the "Two Door Dual-Temp," "Single Door Dual-Temp" and "Up-Side Down Dual-Temp." Throughout the inside pages, there are various headings such as Temperature Control, General Food Storage, Cleaning, Performance Checklist, Turning Off Refrigerator, Freezing Section and Containers that are explained through instructions and photographs. On page forty four, there is a "Fruit Freezing Chart" that includes the type of fruit, yield, method of preparation and type of pack. The recipes begin on page forty eight and consists of such dishes as Appetizers, Ice Creams, Sherbets, Freezer Pies, Molded Salads, Frozen Salads, Refrigerator Cakes and Refrigerator Rolls. The back end page starts at the top with the word Admiral and continues with a white box outlined in black containing an orange rectangle stating "Help! Please Protect Children's Lives. Remove Doors From Discarded Refrigerators and Freezers."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Admiral

Publisher: Home Economics Department, Admiral Corp. (Chicago, Ill.)


66 p.

20.3 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Your Admiral Dual-Temp Refrigerator . The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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