Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

42 Recipes Using Applesauce


The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a large red apple in front of a sherbert dish, slice of apple pie, and apple salad. Above the illustration, the title "42 Recipes Using Applesauce" is written in red and white lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address are stated in white lettering against a black background followed by a red heart with the words "Hart Brand Canned Foods" written in the center. The back panel begins at the top with a row of cans in the shape of a shallow V with the Hart logo in the center. Below, there is a list of the canned vegetables and fruits that are available for purchase. At the bottom, there is a can of applesauce with a phrase written in white lettering on each side. The inside panels are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of miscellaneous, cakes, pies, puddings, and salads. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. There are different quotes written in red lettering throughout the inside panels.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hart

Publisher: W. R. Roach and Co. (Grand Rapids, Mich.; Hart, Mich.)

1925 (ca.)

21.6 x 9.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: 42 Recipes Using Applesauce. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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