Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

A New Way To Cream Vegetables


The front cover shows a color drawing of a mother holding her child while they look at a dish of creamed vegetables. The background is black with the title and author's name in white below the drawing. The back has an illustration and recipe for Carnation Biscuits. Attached to the top of the leaflet is a yellow and black coupon to send in for a free copy of Mary Blake's Cook Book. The back of the coupon has "Better Cows - Better Milk," a promo for Carnation Milk and a picture of a cow. Inside, "Cream Vegetables In a New Way" describes how to us Carnation Milk for white sauces, creamed vegetables as a main dish and creaming canned vegetables. An enclosed sheet has eight recipes: Carnation Milk Sandwich Filling, Pear Salad, Carnation No Egg Mayonnaise Dressing, Carnation Cream of Tomato Soup, Carnation Eggless Pumpkin Pie, Carnation Creamy No-Egg Mayonnaise, Carnation Cho-cho Blanc Mange and Carnation Fudge. Along the sides of the insert is "Carnation Milk is Twice as Rich as Ordinary Milk" and Carnation Milk - An Oregon Product for More Than a Quarter of a Century."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

Publisher: Carnation Co. (Oconomowoc, Wis. ; Seattle, Wash.)

1925 (ca.)

14.0 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. A New Way To Cream Vegetables. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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