Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Art Of Baking Bread

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The front cover features an illustration of a white and blue cathedral window and floral curtains behind a woman covering a fresh loaf of bread on a table with a white linen cloth. The title "The Art of Baking Bread" is written in maroon lettering on the front of the table cloth. At the bottom, the company name and address are written in black lettering. The back cover contains two boxes: Magic Yeast and Yeast Foam. Below the boxes, the phrase "Just the same except in name" is written in black lettering. The inside pages begin with "The Art of Baking Bread' which includes informational topics such as Home-Made Bread, Mixing, Kneading, Molding, and Baking. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Yeast Foam or Magic Yeast in them. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Some of the recipes listed are White Bread, Raisin Bread, Whole Wheat Bread, Cinnamon Rolls, and Rye Bread. There are several illustrations throughout the inside pages of different prepared foods. Pages ten and eleven contain fourteen illustrations showing the kneading and molding of dough.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Yeast Foam

Publisher: Northwestern Yeast Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

1920 (ca.)

20 p.

20.3 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Art Of Baking Bread. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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