Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

One Spoon For Two Won't Do


The front cover features a drawn color illustration of two boys sitting in their high chairs at the table. One has a spoon and cereal while the other boy tries to get the spoon. The title "One Spoon For Two Won't Do" is written at the top in green lettering. At the bottom, the phrase "A Silver Spoon In Every Package" is written in green lettering inside of a blue outlined rectangle. The back cover contains a large blue spoon with yellow lines at the top, bottom, and center. The promotion "This is an exact facsimile of the silver spoon (guaranteed for five years) which is in every package of CREAM OF RYE" is written in blue lettering on both sides of the spoon. The front end page entails an orange box of Cream Of Rye and a paragraph explaining "In the Month of May" and it's sales of Cream Of Rye. The inside pages contain six recipes including cream of rye griddle cakes, cream of rye muffins, cream of rye fritters, cream of rye crisps, cream of rye tea cakes, and cream of rye pudding. Each recipe entails the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. The last inside page features some testimonials from customers who have purchased Cream of Rye. The back end page states "Cream of Rye For Breakfast, That's Enough" in blue lettering against a yellow background. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Cream Of Rye

Publisher: Minneapolis Cereal Co., Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.)

1920 (ca.)

17.8 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: One Spoon For Two Won't Do. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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