Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Coveted Compliment


The front cover features the title "The Coveted Compliment" in brown lettering against a box with a tan background. There are tan and brown stripes behind the box and the logo located at the bottom. The back cover also contains the tan and brown stripes along with a case of Cafe-Nola Syrup located in the center. The inside pages begin with several informational pages such as something different, the afternoon caller, informal hospitality, the formal dinner, dainty breakfasts, a pleasant Sunday evening, and when you are away, just for a day. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to eight recipes that use Cafe-Nola Syrup in them. Some recipes include Cafe-Nola jelly, Cafe-Nola Nut Fudge, Cup Custard With Cafe-Nola Syrup, and Hot Waffles With Cafe-Nola Syrup. Every recipe includes all ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. The back end page entails a promotion for ordering this product by mail. No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Cafe- Nola Syrup

Publisher: Hotel Grunewald-Caterers (New Orleans, La.)

1930 (ca.)

15.2 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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

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