Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Pineapple Royals


The front cover features a maroon background with a white notebook that's punched at the top with a string and pencil going through it. In the center, there are pineapple spears on a plate with lettuce. The title "Pineapple Royals" is written in silver lettering at the top of the notebook. At the bottom, the phrase "Dole Royal Spears from Hawaii" is stated in red and silver lettering. The back cover contains a maroon background with a can of Dole Royal Spears in the center. The inside pages begin with a letter from Patricia Collier and continues with various recipes that utilize Dole Royal Spears. Some of the dishes include spiced pineapple pork chops, royal pineanna boats, pineapple coffee cake, royal spear dainties, pineapple Susan, and broiled ham or bacon on pineapple royal spears. All recipes entail a black and white illustration of the prepared dish plus step-by-step directions on how to make the recipe at hand. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Dole

Publisher: Hawaiin Pineapple Co. (Honolulu, Hawaii)

1950 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Pineapple Royals. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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