Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

New Process Catalogue & Cook Book

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The beige cover of the hardcover book includes only green text in script, reading New Process Catalogue & Cook Book, Price 1.50. The back cover and spine are both blank. An inside page early in the book includes text that is headlined Cooking Made Easy By Using The Wonderful "New Process" The Original Evaporating Vapor Stove. Numerous black and white drawings of stoves, gas ranges, and even vapor street lights and a convertible furnace accompany promotional text. Most inside pages are dedicated to recipes, categorized according to: Soup; Fish; Oysters; Meats; Poultry; Game; Salads; Sauces; Eggs and Omelets; Vegetables; Bread and Breakfast Cakes; Pies; Sauces for Puddings; Cake; Desserts; Custards and Creams; Pickles; Jellies, Jams, Preserves; Potted Meats; For the Invalid's Tray; Butter and Cheese; Candies; Tea, Coffee and Other Drinks. Following the recipes are pages introduced as Valuable Facts, including information about ailments and remedies, postal rates, plus measures and weights. The former owner has added approximately ten pages of handwritten recipes and notes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: New Process Stoves

Publisher: Standard Lighting Co. (Cleveland, Ohio)


250 p.

22.2 x 15.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: New Process Catalogue & Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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