Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Universal Food Chopper [1899]

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The front cover begins at the top with the title "The Universal Food Chopper" written in white lettering against a green background. To the right of the title, there is an illustration of a food chopper. Below, there are white stick figures wearing a red scarf or hat and carrying chopping boards and knives. The back cover contains an illustration of six different users of the food chopper against a green background. The phrase "We use the Universal Food Chopper, we know it is the best" is written in white lettering to the right of the illustration. Below the illustration, the phrase "No trouble with the chopper if it is marked Universal. Look for the name" is also written in white lettering. The inside pages begin with informational pages about the food chopper and continue with recipes. The recipes are split into three categories: American and English Dishes, German Dishes, and French Dishes. All recipes are written in paragraph form and entail detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. The recipes include soups, salads, meats, and cakes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Universal Housewares and Hardware

Publisher: Landers, Frary & Clark (New Britain, Conn.)


32 p.

15.2 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Universal Food Chopper [1899]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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