Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

A Dozen Ways To Serve California Sunkist Grapefruit


The front panel features an illustration of a woman in a fur-trimmed jacket eating grapefruit. There is a drawing of one-half of a Sunkist grapefruit located in front of the woman. The title "A Dozen Ways to Serve California Sunkist Grapefruit" is written in black and yellow lettering below the illustrations. The back panel contains the heading "Three Refreshing Grapefruit Drinks" written in black lettering followed by three recipes including Grapefruitade, Grapefruit Punch, and Fruit Punch. The s inside panels begin with promotions for Sunkist grapefruit and continue with various recipes that utilize Sunkist grapefruit in them. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Some of the recipes listed are Breakfast Grapefruit, Grapefruit and Orange Cocktail, Frozen Grapefruit Salad, and California Grapefruit Pie. There are tiny colored illustrations located throughout the inside panels.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Sunkist

Publisher: Sunkist Growers, Inc. (Los Angeles, Calif.)

1925 (ca.)

15.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

Key term: Fruits

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


Citation: A Dozen Ways To Serve California Sunkist Grapefruit. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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