Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

A Selection Of Choice Recipes [1915 (ca.)]

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The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of four children playing cook and a cat licking up ingredients that split on the floor. Below the illustration, there is a can of Rumford Baking Powder along with the title "A Selection of Choice Recipes" written in black lettering. The back panel is made up of a promotion for Rumford Baking Powder and a can of the product. At the bottom, the phrase "For wholesome food at reasonable cost use Rumford Baking Powder" is stated in black lettering. The inside panels are dedicated to six recipes that each utilize Rumford Baking Powder in them. The six recipes are Rumford Muffins, Rumford Biscuit, Silver Cake, Spiced Raisin Cookies, Chocolate Cream Cake, and Chocolate Frosting. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish written in black lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Rumford

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

1915 (ca.)

15.9 x 9.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: A Selection Of Choice Recipes [1915 (ca.)]. 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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