Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Hood's High Street Cook Book

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The front cover features a blue and white illustration of a chef showing two women how to cook. One woman is holding a copy of Hood's Cook Book while the chef is holding a spoon and a bowl. The title "Hood's High Street Cook Book" is written in white and blue lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed. The back cover begins at the top with an illustration of the factory and continues with a diagram showing the space occupied for the Business of Hood's Sarsaparilla in different years. Below, there are a couple paragraphs explaining "The Secret Of This Success." The front end page contains all the Hood's Sarsaparilla Publications that have ever been published. The following inside pages include a title page and an introduction page. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of breads, candy, cakes, soups, salads, puddings, meats, pickles, and vegetables. All recipes entail all the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. There are 130 recipes that are each labeled and numbered. The back end page contains a "Acrostic- Owled Edition" with a drawn illustration at the bottom.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hood's Sarsaparilla

Publisher: C.I. Hood and Co. (Lowell, Mass.)


32 p.

17.8 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hood's High Street Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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