Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

It Wets The Thirsty Places


The front cover begins in the top left hand corner with the title "It Wets the Thirsty Places" written inside of a blue oval with a bottle of grape juice next to it. To the right, the phrase "Dainty Dishes Tested Recipes for making dainties from Welch's Grape Juice" is written in blue lettering. At the bottom, the sold by information is stated in brown lettering. The back cover features a drawing of a vine of grapes with a bottle of grape juice in front of it. There is a red decorative line outlining the drawing. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of beverages, dessert dishes, and frozen dainties. Some of the recipes listed are Welch's Grape Lemonade, Tutti Frutti Jelly, Snow Pudding, and Welch's Grape Sherbet. Each recipe is written in blue lettering and contains all the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish or beverage. No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Welch's

Publisher: Welch Grape Juice Co. (Westfield, N.Y.)

1920 (ca.)

8.9 x 13.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: It Wets The Thirsty Places. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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