Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

A Modern Manual Of Cooking


The front and back covers of the book have a yellow background. The front cover includes text that reads A Modern Manual Of Cooking By Marion Harris Neil. Beneath the text, in an oval with the blue ring around it, is a color drawing of a woman holding a skillet filled with fried food. A stove is in the background. The back cover of the book is blank. The title page of the book introduces the publication as A Modern Manual Of Cooking and The Story Of Crisco. Following The Story Of Crisco are sections labeled: How To Choose Foods; Methods Of Cooking; Timetable Of Cooking; and The Art Of Carving. Recipes are categorized according to: Soups; Fish; Meats; Vegetables; Salads; Puddings; Sandwiches; Pastries; Breads; Cakes; Vegetarian Dishes; and Eggs.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Neil, Marion Harris

Brand Name: Crisco

Publisher: Procter & Gamble Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio)


128 p.

18.4 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Neil, Marion Harris. A Modern Manual Of Cooking. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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