Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cook With Vegetole

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The front cover begins at the top with the title "Cook With Vegetole" written in white lettering inside a red block and outline with a white flowing line. Below, the phrase "The all purpose shortening it's texturated" is written in red lettering. At the bottom, "Recipes from Marie Gifford Kitchen" is stated in red lettering followed by the company name and address. The back cover contains the heading "Measure The Easy Way" and continues with a promotional paragraph for the "new" packaging for Vegetole Shortening. At the bottom, there are red and white cartons of Vegetole and exactly measured cup sizes. The front end page is a red background with a paragraph promoting the Vegetole Shortening product in white lettering. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of cakes, cookies, pastries, breads, fried foods, and main dishes. Each recipe entails a list of all the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. All recipes are written in red lettering. No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Armour's

Publisher: Armour and Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

1910 (ca.)

14 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

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