Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home And Hostess

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The front cover features a black and white photographic illustration of a baby in diapers with a pencil on his right ear as he hold a pair of glasses over a book. The title "Home and Hostess" is written at the top in white lettering against a red background. Along the right side of the illustration, there are seven topics that are listed under the phrase "In This Issue." The back cover begins at the top with a black and white portrait of a woman with the phrase "Good Teeth Are Formed In Infancy" written to the right. Below, there are a few paragraphs containing a promotion for Gridley Irradiated Vitamin D Milk. At the bottom, there is a seal from the American medical Association followed by an explanation about the seal. The inside pages are filled with a variety of informational pages, photographic illustrations, recipes, and promotions. The recipes that can be found in this pamphlet are on page eight and include Chocolate Whipped Cream Torte, Banana Surprise Cake, Spiced Nougat Cake, and Caramel Almond Torte. Each recipe entails a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Some of the products being promoted include Gridley Cream, Gridley Milk, and Gridley Butter. The back end page is made up of a promotion for Gridley Ice Cream and contains a photographic illustration of two rows of Gridley Fast-Frozen Ice Cream in boxes. (The Gridley Dairy Company became a part of the Borden Cheese Company in 1942.)

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Gridley

Publisher: Gridley Dairy Co. (Milwaukee)


20 p.

27.9 x 21.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


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

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