Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

It's Simple To Brew Good Coffee In Your Genuine Silex Glass Coffee Maker

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The front cover features the title "It's simple to brew good coffee in your Genuine Silex Glass Coffee maker" inside a brown outlined box written in brown lettering. Below the title, there is a brown and white sketch of a coffee maker and coffee cup. At the bottom, the phrase "Start the day right with a good cup of coffee" is written in white lettering against a brown background. The back cover entails "Directions for operation of Anyheet Control. For use on alternating current only." There are four main steps listed beside a lithographed Anyheet Control device. At the bottom, the company name and address are stated in brown lettering. The inside pages include main headings of different activities that has to do with one's Silex. Some of the topics include What grind of coffee shall one use, Use correct size stove, How to make coffee, Washing your Silex, When making tea, How you can use loose tea in your Silex and How to dress up your Silex. The last page and back end page feature various Silex products that an individual can give as a gift. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Proctor-Silex

Publisher: Silex Co. (Hartford, Conn.)

1950 (ca.)

12.4 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: It's Simple To Brew Good Coffee In Your Genuine Silex Glass Coffee Maker. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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