Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Successful Preserving With Kold-Pak Jar Rubbers

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The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a woman canning asparagus and using Kold-Pak Jar Rubbers. On the counter in front of her, there are jars of beets, corn, lima beans, and string beans. In the background, there is a porcelain sink on legs with a window above it. The title, "Successful Preserving with Kold-Pak Jar Rubbers," is written in purple lettering at the bottom of the illustration. The back cover contains a drawing of guests at a formal dining tale enjoying her canned foods. The inside pages are dedicated to various directions for canning different types of foods. Some of the foods listed include asparagus, beets, carrots, corn, lima beans, okra, peas, spinach, string beans, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes. All directions are written in paragraph format and black lettering. Pages fourteen and fifteen are titled "A Few Precautions and Suggestions Concerning the Canning of Vegetables." These two pages discuss topics such as sterilizing jars, blanching, processing, and storing. There is a time-table for canning vegetables located on page sixteen. The back end page entails a small black and white illustration of the Mechanical Rubber Company Factory followed by the phrase "For Sale By" and a blank space.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kold-Pak Jar Rubbers

Publisher: Mechanical Rubber Co. (Cleveland, Ohio)


16 p.

18.1 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Successful Preserving With Kold-Pak Jar Rubbers. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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