Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Can Fruits And Vegetables


The front cover features a color photographic illustration of two Ball jars surrounded by vegetables, fruits, and baskets filled with produce. Above the illustration, the title "How To Can Fruits and Vegetables" is written in green lettering against a dark blue background. At the bottom, the company name and address are also listed in green lettering. The back cover contains a green background with instructions on how to order The Ball Blue Book written in dark blue The inside pages are all dedicated to informational topics and terms that deal with canning. Some of the topics discussed include Reliable Rules For Home Canning, To Seal Ball Ideal Jars, Can Fruits and Vegetables When They Are Fresh, If Jars Fail To Seal, To Can Juicy Fruits, and To Can Tomatoes. All paragraphs are written in blue lettering with the heading of the paragraph written in bold blue lettering. Pages fourteen and fifteen are made up of time tables for processing fruits and vegetables.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ball Jars

Publisher: Ball Brothers Co. (Muncie, Ind.)

1935 (ca.)

15 p.

17.8 x 9.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: How To Can Fruits And Vegetables. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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