Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Morrell Menu Maker


The front cover features a cartoon of a woman wearing a red dress and blue polka dot apron as she begins to place garland on Chef Pig. The title "The Morrell Menu Maker" is written in white lettering against a blue background. The back cover features a miniature Mr. Ham with six different products around him. At the bottom, the phrase "For More Menu Makers Send 10 cents To John Morrell & Co." is written in blue and white lettering. The inside pages are split into various categories including ham, bacon, snacks, pork sausage links, pork sausage roll, breakfast sausages, chopped ham, and pridette. All categories entail recipes that utilize that food along with illustrations of products and prepared dishes. The back end page is made up of the table of contents for all recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Morrell's

Publisher: John Morrell and Co. (Ottumwa, Iowa)


30 p.

8.9 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: The Morrell Menu Maker. 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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