Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The New Rumford Bread And Pastry Cook

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The front cover contains the title "The New Rumford Bread and Pastry Cook" written in black and red lettering while being outlined with a red ribbon. In the center, there is a partial yellow laurel wreath around a silhouette of Count Rumford. The back cover is made up of a bottle of Rumford Yeast Powder outlined with a red ribbon also. The front end page entails a promotion for Rumford Yeast Powder written in black lettering. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Rumford Yeast Powder in them. The recipes fall under the categories of breads, biscuits and rolls, gems and muffins, griddle cakes, corn cakes, waffles and pancakes, fritters, doughnuts and crullers, meat dishes, pastry and pies, cakes, and puddings. All recipes contain a paragraph listing the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. The back end page begins at the top with the company name and continues with nine products that the company offers including Horsford's Baking Powder and Horsford's Acid Phosphate.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Rumford

Publisher: Rumford Chemical Works (Providence, R.I.)

1900 (ca.)

48 p.

15.9 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The New Rumford Bread And Pastry Cook. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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