Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How You Can Give Hawaiian Parties

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The front cover features four different bands of colors including pink, green, aqua, and yellow. The title "How You Can Give Hawaiian Parties" is written in black lettering located in the center. The author, Patricia Collier, is listed below. The top and bottom bands have sketches of Hawaiian flowers. The back cover also has four different colors of bands along with sketches of Hawaiian flowers. In the center the company name and address is listed in black lettering. The inside pages begin with a letter from Patricia Collier that is hand written and signed by her. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to incorporating Hawaiian themes into various social events. Some of the main topics include The Luau- typical island feast, Hawaiian nights-for school and club affairs, Flowery showers a la Hawaii, Hawaiian Bazaars-Money Makers for clubs, Hawaiian words that are fun to use, and recipes. Pages twenty six through thirty nine entail recipes for categories such as appetizers, beverages, salads, main courses, breads, and desserts.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Collier, Patricia

Brand Name: Dole

Publisher: Hawaiin Pineapple Co. (Honolulu, Hawaii)

1940 (ca.)

40 p.

23.2 x 15.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Collier, Patricia. How You Can Give Hawaiian Parties. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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