Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cook With Gas

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The front cover features an illustration of a woman using a mixing bowl and a little girl watching her. Behind them is a range and two pans hanging against the wall. The title "Cook With Gas" is written in blue and orange lettering above the illustration. At the bottom, the publisher information is listed in black lettering. The back cover begins at the top with the phrase "Cook, Light and Heath With Gas" and continues with the logo. At the bottom, "Central Indiana Gas Co." is stated in black lettering. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that can be prepared using different Detroit Stoves. Some of the recipes listed include Broiled Sweetbreads, Cream Tomato Soup, Eggs A La Golden Rod, Chicken Hash on Toast, Almond Cake, and Apple Sauce Cake. Each recipe is written in paragraph form and contains all the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Pages thirty and thirty-one are made up of illustrations of six different appliances such as the water heater and gas heater. The back end page is titled "Prices On Detroit Jewel Gas Ranges" and contains five different products and their prices.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Detroit Stoves

Publisher: Detroit Stove Works (Detroit, Mich.)

1920 (ca.)

32 p.

17.5 x 12.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Cook With Gas. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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