Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Famous Italian Dishes by Chef Hector Boiardi [1940 (ca.)]


The front cover of the pamphlet features a brown and white photograph of a spaghetti dinner, with text that reads Famous Italian Recipes By Chef Hector Boiardi. The back cover includes a brown and white drawing of the New Modern Home Of Chef Boy-Ar-Dee Quality Foods in Milton, Pennsylvania. A logo of a chef is also featured. Additional text reads Litho in U.S.A. The front end page offers a history of Chef Hector Boiardi and his Italian Style Sauce; with a brown and white photograph of him receiving a gold medal at the International Exposition in Bologna, Italy on page 3. Recipes fill most inside pages, organized according to: Canapes; Sandwiches; Soup; Meat and Meat Extenders; Meat Substitutes; Vegetables; Eggs; One Dish Meals; Biscuits & Muffins; Pancakes, Fritters; Salads and Salad Dressings; and Menus. Brown and white photographs of various dishes as well as the Chef Boy-Ar-Dee manufacturing plant also appear, as do some brown and white drawings of Chef Boy-Ar-Dee products.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Chef Boy-Ar-Dee

Publisher: Chef Boy-Ar-Dee Quality Foods (Milton, Pa.)

1940 (ca.)

31 p.

20.6 x 12.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Famous Italian Dishes by Chef Hector Boiardi [1940 (ca.)]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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