Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Recipes Requiring The Use Of Colburn's Mustard

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The front cover features a drawn color illustration of a green and yellow mustard plant. To the right, the title "Recipes Requiring The Use of Colburn's Mustard" is written in blue, red, and yellow lettering against a white background. At the bottom, the phrase "The standard goods of America" is written in blue lettering. The back cover contains a drawn color illustration of mature mustard plant seed pods. To the right, there is a can of Colburn's Mustard followed by the phrase "Rich natural color, uncolored absolutely pure" written in blue and red lettering. The front end page entails a list of all the Colburn's spice available for purchase such as Colburn's Whole Spices and Colburn's Curry Powder. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Colburn's Mustard in them. Some recipes include Mayonnaise Dressing Without Oil, Egg Cream Sandwich, Shrimps in Peppers, Black Bean Puree, Apple Salad, and Lobster Souffle. Each recipe entails all the ingredients needed plus detailed descriptions on how to prepare the dish. The back end page begins at the top with "Colburn's Guarantee of Purity and Satisfaction" and continues with a promotion for The A. Colburn Company.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard

Publisher: Colburn's & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

1930 (ca.)

32 p.

11.1 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Recipes Requiring The Use Of Colburn's Mustard. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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