Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Glamorize Glick's Wonderful Big California Ripe Olives!

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The front cover features a black and white bear holding onto a big olive resting on a tree stump. On the right side, the title "How to glamorize Glick's wonderful big California Ripe Olives" is written in black lettering against a light green background. The back cover contains the illustrations of the actual sizes and names of eleven olives including super colossal, colossal, jumbo, jumbo green ripe, jumbo pitted, giant, mammoth, extra large, large, medium, and select. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in black lettering. The front end page entails a typed letter signed by Joe Glick followed by a "What you should know about olives" page that gives detailed directions on how to keep fresh, how to cut, how to keep glossy, and hot or cold. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to recipes that use Glick Olives in them. The recipes include Pretty Party Platter, Tamale Pie Dinner, Variety and Spice, Salad in Sandwich, Ice Bowl Supreme, and Dressed-up Macaroni. Each recipe consists of a paragraph filled with ingredients and step-by-step directions on how to prepare the dish followed by a black and white photographic illustration of the platter. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Glick Olives

Publisher: B.E. Glick and Sons (Corning, Calif.)

1940 (ca.)

8.6 x 15.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: How To Glamorize Glick's Wonderful Big California Ripe Olives!. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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