Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

New Perfection Cook-Book And Directions For Operating New Perfection Oil Stoves

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The front cover features a colored illustration of a young woman wearing a floral jacket and holding a piece of three-layer cake. The title "New Perfection Cook-Book and Directions for Operating New Perfection Oil Stoves" is written in blue, orange, and black lettering above and below the illustration. This pamphlet lacks a back cover. The inside pages begin with informational topics describing how to operate New Perfection Oil Stoves, New Perfection Fireless Cooking Oil Stoves, and variations such as the New Perfection Broiler. There are illustrations of the stoves throughout these informational pages. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of breads, eggs, soups, seafood, poultry, vegetables, pies, cookies, cakes, cereals, and candies. All recipes begin with a list of all the ingredients needed followed by detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. Page ninety-six entails the index for this pamphlet.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Perfection Stoves

Publisher: Cleveland Metal Products Co. (Cleveland, Ohio)

1916 (ca.)

96 p.

18.4 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: New Perfection Cook-Book And Directions For Operating New Perfection Oil Stoves. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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