Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

My Hundred Favorite Recipes


The front dark red cover shows a mother carrying a cooked turkey followed by a young girl with potatoes, a young boy with pumpkin pie, and a tiny boy carrying gelatin. The title is on a yellow background framed with blue, red, and yellow edges. The back is plain red. The front end page has framed instructions on how to set a table. The back end page has a Table of Contents. The title page has a signed note in a gold and green frame from the author, Mary Blake, Home Economics Department, Carnation Company, Offices at Milwaukee, Wis., Aylmer, Ont., New York and Seattle, Wash. At the top is a drawing of a woman in a round decorative gold and green frame and a single carnation is at the bottom of the frame. Below the frame is a color drawing of cows on a farm. "The Delight of the New in Cookery" describes what Carnation Milk is and how it can be used in recipes and as baby food. "General Directions" for using Carnation Milk precede recipes for beverages, cakes and cookies, candies, desserts, puddings, fish, meats, pastry, quick breads, salads, salad dressings, sauces, soups and vegetables. There are color illustrations with some recipes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

Publisher: Carnation Milk Products Co. (Seattle, Wash. ; Ayulmer, Ont. ; Chicago, Ill.)


32 p.

17.8 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. My Hundred Favorite Recipes. 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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