Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kitchen Thrills


The front cover features a purple background with a white notebook that is whole punched in the top left corner for a string and pencil to go through it. There are pineapple gems in a sherbert bowl in the center. At the top, the title "Kitchen Thrills" is written in silver lettering. The back cover contains a can of Dole Pineapple Gems against a purple background. The inside pages begin with a letter from Patricia Collier and continue with various recipes that utilize Pineapple Gems in them. Some of the dishes include gems dumplings, red raspberry and pineapple cocktail, chicken loaf ring, pineapple cheese salad, pineapple gems croquettes, and jellied pineapple gems. Each recipe entails a black and white photograph plus step-by-step instructions on how to prepare the dish. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Dole

Publisher: Hawaiin Pineapple Co. (Honolulu, Hawaii)

1955 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Kitchen Thrills. 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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