Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Instant Gratification

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The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a steaming cup, tomato, onion, and cheese on an angled blue square edged with orange, white, and green lines. Below, the title "Instant Gratification" is written in green lettering followed by a couple of lines written in orange lettering. At the top and bottom, there are two rows of green squares on top of orange squares. The back panel is titled "Couch Potato Supper" and continues with a pantry/shopping list of all the ingredients needed. Underneath, there are directions written in green lettering on how to prepare each part of the meal. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed. The inside panels are broken up into four categories: Quicker Than Take-Out, A Cozy Bistro Dinner, Life on the Pantry Shelf, and A Taste of Italy. Each category contains a pantry/shopping list plus cooking directions for each part of the meal stated. Across the top of each inside panel there is a row of green squares on top of orange squares. Throughout the inside panels, there are little illustrations of various foods.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Lipton's Tea

Publisher: Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. (San Francisco, Calif. ; Hoboken N.J.)


21.6 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


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

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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