Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Use And Care For Slow Cooker

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The front cover features the brand Proctor-Silex at the top in white lettering against a black background. Below, there is a black and white sketch of a slow cooker followed by the phrase "Use & Care for Slow Cooker.......2" written in both English and Spanish. The English version is written in white lettering against a black background while the Spanish version is written in black lettering against a gray background. The back cover is filled with the "Two year limited warranty information" in Spanish. Underneath, the company name and address is listed. The inside pages begin in English and entail various information about the slow cooker. Page two consists of important safeguard rules and page three contains consumer safety information. The following inside pages entail a diagram listing all the parts of a slow cooker, directions for how to use your slow cooker, tips for slow cooking, adapting recipes, cleaning your slow cooker, optional feature on selected models and a chart for basic cooking hours required for certain meats. Page ten begins the recipes that can be made in a slow cooker. Some of the recipes include Broccoli & Cheddar Soup, Italian-Style Beef Stew, Texas Chili, Orange-Juice Pork Chops and Tex-Mex Beef Barbecue. The Spanish version begins on page seventeen and entails everything that the English section did.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Proctor-Silex


  • Proctor-Silex Canada, Inc. (Picton, Ontario)
  • Hamilton Beach Proctor-Silex, Inc. (Washington, N.C.)


32 p.

14 x 10.8 cm



  • English
  • French

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Citation: Use And Care For Slow Cooker. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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