Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

It's Ice Cream Time! [1960]

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The front cover features a water color illustration of a boy scooping ice cream from a freezer. There is a little girl holding an ice cream cone up high with her left hand and is pointing at the freezer with her right hand. In the background, there are three other young children, a house with pink shutters and a picnic table filled with various foods and drinks. The back cover consists of a paragraph that explains all the uses that the Silex contains. Along the left side, there is a water color illustration of a young boy eating ice cream from a large bowl. In the background, his parents are standing with their ice cream cones and a beverage. At the bottom, the company name and address is listed in black and red lettering. The front end page features a table of contents along with a few little illustrations throughout the ages. The following inside pages consists of a couple pages explaining the history of ice cream and how it came to be. Page eight begins the various recipes that can be made with the Silex. Some recipes include vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream, tropical freeze, fresh fruit ice cream, pineapple sherbet, orange ice and country vanilla ice cream. The last page and back end page entail quality products from Silex. There is a picture of the item along with a brief paragraph and price of each one.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Proctor-Silex

Publisher: Silex Co., Ltd. (Iberville, Quebec)


15 p.

15.2 x 22.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: It's Ice Cream Time! [1960]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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