Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Soups, Salads And Desserts

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The brown cover of the pamphlet from title text reading Soups, Salads And Desserts, followed by Their Making And Serving. Additional text promotes the retailer/distributor: Compliments Of Rockhill Market, Fancy Grocer, 4644 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo. At the top of the cover is text reading Olney's Nectar Brand, then near the bottom of the cover, The Burt Olney Canning Co., Oneida, N.Y. On the left side of the cover is a black and white drawing of a maid carrying a tray with a steaming covered dish on it. The back cover spotlights a black and white drawing of a boy in a straw hat holding a pumpkin. On his right arm is a basket of vegetables, noted as Picked This Morning. The boy is identified as Olney's Pure Food Boy. The majority of inside pages are dedicated to recipes, categorized according to: Soups; Salads; Vegetables; Puddings; Pies; Frozen Desserts; and With The Chafing Dish. Three pages of menus are included. Black and white illustrations and color photographs appear throughout, including three of Olney plants in New York. Near the back of the pamphlet are pages focusing on Olney products, with recommendations on how to select its goods.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Hurd, Sophie B.

Brand Name: Burt Olney Canning

Publisher: Burt Olney Canning Co. (Oneida, N.Y.)


32 p.

17.5 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hurd, Sophie B.. Soups, Salads And Desserts. 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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