Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Protose, The Tasty Vegetable Meat That Looks, Tastes And Smells Like Meat


The front panel begins at the top with the title "Protose, the tasty vegetable meat that looks, tastes, and smells like meat" written in blue and orange lettering on a light orange background framed by two dark orange lines. Below, there is an illustration of a platter of Protose meat loaf next to a can of Protose and salt and pepper shakers. The back panel contains a promotion for the Healthful Living booklet written in blue and orange lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address plus merchant's name and address are stated in blue and black lettering. The inside panels begin with the title "Eat Protose" written in orange lettering and continue with several informational paragraphs describing the product and its uses. The rest of the inside panels are dedicated to various recipes including Protose Sandwiches, Sanitarium Salad, Dressing for Roasts, and Brown Sauce. Each recipe entails a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. There are different illustrations located throughout the inside panels.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Battle Creek Food

Publisher: Battle Creek Food Co. (Battle Creek, Mich.)

1930 (ca.)

16.2 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Protose, The Tasty Vegetable Meat That Looks, Tastes And Smells Like Meat. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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