Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Bells Spiced Seasoning


Three panel trade with a small poem in the lower left panel. Four young boys are dressed as chefs, one playing a violin, two ringing bells, and another reading music, "Singing the Praises of Bell's Spiced Seasoning. A large sun is smiling in the background. Turkeys, chickens, ducks, and geese are in the foreground. The back includes a testimonials from 1878 and another by the same hotel manager fourteen years later. Includes a recipe by Marion A. McBride and a promo for an elegant picture, "Yard of Poultry."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Bell's Seasonings

Publisher: William G. Bell Co. (Boston, Mass.)

1895 (ca.)

14.6 x 8.6 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Bells Spiced Seasoning. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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