Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Selected Receipts

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The front cover begins at the top with the title "Selected Recipes" written in red lettering followed by the phrase "Practical and Economical" written in green lettering. At the bottom, the author's information is stated. The back cover contains a red, white, and black can of Rumford Baking Powder along with the phrase "The Wholesome Powder" written in green lettering underneath the can. The front end page entails an illustration of the medals awarded to the manufacturers of Rumford Baking Powder. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Rumford Baking Powder in them. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. The recipes include breads, cakes, puddings, muffins, and fritters. The back end page is made up of two black and white factory illustrations of Rumford Baking Powder.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Wallace, Lily Haxworth

Brand Name: Rumford

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

1910 (ca.)

24 p.

15.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Wallace, Lily Haxworth. Selected Receipts. 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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