Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How Bread Can Help You Make Magic Meals In Minutes

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The front cover of the pamphlet features a color photograph of a party sandwich loaf, plus a black and white photograph of author Betty Baker, Home Economist, American Research Kitchen. Title text appears above the photographs, and reads How Break Can Help You Make Magic Meals In Minutes. Below the photograph is more text: Published By The Bakers Of Holsum Bread, copyright 1956 C.J. Patterson Co., Kansas City, Missouri. The back cover features a black and white drawing of a chef, winking, above a packaged loaf of Holsum Enriched Bread. Text above the chef reads Here's The Secret To 67 Magic Meals In Minutes. The inside front cover features a message about bread and nutrition from Betty Baker. The remaining inside pages feature recipes, some with a color or black and white photograph. Recipes are organized according to: One Dish Meals; Different Breakfasts; Luscious Luncheons; Party Treats; Make It With Buns; Proof Of The Pudding; And Some Good Ideas; Delicious Stuffings; and Something New For The Lunch Box. Note that the recipes in this pamphlet appear nearly identical to those in another pamphlet authored by Patty Baker (the illustration of the author is similar to Patty Baker, attributed author of the other pamphlet, but not identical).

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Baker, Betty

Brand Name: Holsum

Publisher: C.J. Patterson Co. (Kansas City, MO)


15.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Baker, Betty. How Bread Can Help You Make Magic Meals In Minutes. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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