Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cook Book And Instructions

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The front cover features the title "Cook Book and Instructions" in black lettering against an orange background. Below, there is a circle around a sketch of a woman turning on the surface burning. At the bottom, the company name "The Standard Electric Stove Co." is written in black lettering. The back cover entails an orange background with a small sketch of a roast turkey in the center. The inside pages begin with an index at the top of page one and continues with different topics for various products and paragraphs explaining them. Some of the products featured include ovens, broilers, fuses, griddles, cooker, and hotplates. On page eleven, there is an "Oven Schedule" for such foods as meats, fish, fowl, breads, pies, and cake. The schedule includes preheating information for each different weight. The recipes begin on page thirteen and continue through page twenty seven. Some recipes include Pea Soup, Fried Fish, Salmon Mold, Roast Beef, Baked Ham, Chicken, Duck, Corned beef, Mashed Potatoes, Sauer Kraut, Stewed Onions, Milk Biscuits, Popovers, Cream Pie, Devils Food, Date Pudding, Dumplings, and Russian Dressing. The last inside page contains "diagrams showing connection of hotplates and cookers in Standard Electric Ranges."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Standard Electric Stoves

Publisher: Standard Electric Stove Co. (Toledo, Ohio)


32 p.

21.9 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Cook Book And Instructions . 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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