Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Freeze Foods [1951]

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The front cover features a photo of yellow gladiolas, dishes of corn on the cob, peas, mixed fruit, rolls, and prime rib. The title "How To Freeze Foods" is written in the upper right hand corner in black and red lettering against a white background. The logo is located in the bottom left hand corner. The back cover contains a photo of yellow gladiolas, glass dishes, one serving of strawberry shortcake, and a large strawberry shortcake. The inside pages begin with a typed letter signed by Irma Harding and continue with basic information about freezing foods such as which foods to freeze, never re-freeze, proper packaging, and Irma Harding packaging guide. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that can be put in the freezer after being prepared. The foods listed include vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, fish, game, baked goods, and dairy products. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Towards the back of the pamphlet, there are several thawing charts for certain foods such as poultry and fish. There are also illustrations located throughout the inside pages of different prepared dishes. Pages eighty one through eighty three contain the complete index for this pamphlet.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: International Harvester

Publisher: International Harvester Co. (Chicago, Ill.)


83 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: How To Freeze Foods [1951]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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