Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Canning Presto Recipes [1934]

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The front cover features a sketch of a woman admiring five jars of canned fruit. Below the illustration, the title "Home Canning Presto Recipes" is written in black lettering against a white background. The back cover contains a black and white photographic illustration of a Cupples Presto Fruit Jars truck. The front end page is made up of Presto Universal Closures and states at the bottom "Fits all jars either Ball, Hazel, Kerr, or Cupples." The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes for canning different foods. Each recipe is written in paragraph form and entails detailed directions on how to prepare the food for canning. Some of the foods listed are beans, jellies, peas, steak, tomatoes, and watermelon. The back end page features the phrase "If your dealer, at the present time, is not handling these Presto Products write directly to us for prices, information, samples, etc" written in black lettering followed by the company name and address.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Presto Jars

Publisher: Cupple Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)


43 p.

15.9 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Home Canning Presto Recipes [1934]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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