Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection


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The front panel features a black and white sketch of a little boy scooping ice cream and a little girl holding a cone. At the top, the title "New-Proctor-Silex" is written in black lettering followed by the phrase "Ice cream freezer for indoor and outdoor family fun" written in black lettering against a green background. The back panel is filled with two recipes. The first one is Chocolate ice cream and the second one is Lemon ice. Both consists of all ingredients and step-by-step directions for preparation. The two sizes that are available to be made are four Quarts and two and a half Quarts. The inside panels begin with a diagram indicating each part of one's freezer. Following the diagram, there are three main topics including Before making ice cream, How to make ice cream and how to ripen or harden ice cream. Each one has detailed steps listed out on how to prepare the dish. There are also two recipes including Country vanilla ice cream and Philadelphia ice cream. Each contain the ingredients necessary along with directions on how to make them.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Proctor-Silex

Publisher: SCM Proctor-Silex Corp. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

1965 (ca.)

12.7 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: New-Proctor-Silex. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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