Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Tip-Top Kitchen Katalog

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The front panel features a drawn color illustration of a cartoon grandmother holding a loaf of bread in a pan with red and white plaid hot pads. The title "Tip-Top Kitchen Katalog" is located in the center written in red and blue lettering against a yellow background. At the bottom, there are red and white tiles each containing a different topic. The five topics are Cutting Cues Toast Tips, Roasting Broiling, Sandwich Spreads, Canapes Measures and Spice & Herb Seasoning. The back panel consists of a drawn color illustration of the same cartoon grandmother from the front panel. To the right, the phrase "Busy baking bread with that Tip-Top feeling" is written in blue and red lettering against a yellow background. The inside panels are filled with the five topics. On one side the topics include canapes, measures, and spice and herb seasoning. The other side consists of the topics sandwich spreads, roasting, broiling, cutting cues and toast tips. The toast tips are filled with four various types of toast such as Cinnamon, French, Melba and Milk. Each has step-by-step directions along with the ingredients needed. Every main topic is written in white lettering against a red background.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Tip-Top Bread and Cakes

Publisher: Ward Baking Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1952 (ca.)

8.6 x 7.0 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Tip-Top Kitchen Katalog . 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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