Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Easy Guide To Good Eating With Simple Step-By-Step Recipes [1953]


The front cover features a colored photo of a serving dish filled with Wheat Chex, Rice Chex and Bran Chex along with cups filled with punch. At the top, there is a white rectangle outlined in a red and white checkered frame. Inside the frame, the title "Easy Guide to Good Eating with Simple Step-by-Step Recipes" is written in blue lettering. The back cover contains a color photo of a serving dish filled with Ry-Krisp, ham, cheese and a dipping sauce. The inside pages begin with "Start here for a good morning" which consists of a few paragraphs about starting off your morning on the right foot. The following inside pages contain recipes and color photographs of the dishes that can be found throughout the pamphlet. Some of the dishes include Party Mix, Caramel Crunch, Chili, Fried Ralston, Stuffed Peppers, Tamale Pie, Whole Wheat Muffins, Brown Bread, Scotch Cookies, Date Bars, Coconut Cookies, Candy Nuggets, Chocolate Jumbles, Easy Plum Pudding, Baked Custard and Crumb Crust. The back end page includes an index for all recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ralston, Purina, Bran Chex, Rice Chex, and Wheat Chex

Publisher: Purina Mills (St. Louis, Mo.)


30 p.

21.6 x 14 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Easy Guide To Good Eating With Simple Step-By-Step Recipes [1953]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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