Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Queens Of Cuisine With Swift'ning


The front cover features a wraparound light blue background with two white-lined diamond pattern. There is a white frame outlining a black background with the title "Queens of Cuisine with Swift'ning" written in white and blue lettering. At the bottom, "By Martha Logan, Home Economist For Swift & Company" is stated in black lettering on a grey band. The back cover is blank. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of cakes, icings, biscuits, quick breads, cookies, pastries, fried foods, and meat dishes. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed followed by directions on how to prepare the dish. At the start of each category, there is a black and white illustration of a prepared dish. Pages fifty eight through sixty one are dedicated to blank note pages. The back end page contains a promotion for Swift's Bland Lard.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Logan, Martha

Brand Name: Swift'ning Shortening

Publisher: Swift & Co. U.S.A.

1940 (ca.)

60 p.

14.6 x 10.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Logan, Martha. Queens Of Cuisine With Swift'ning. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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