Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

One-Dish Meals


The bright yellow cover has a large blue platter of asparagus and Carnation Tuna Puffs below caricatures of a man with a fork and a woman in a white apron with a serving spoon. The yellow back has a large can of Carnation Evaporated Milk to the right of "For better results at less cost, cook with Carnation Milk." Below are three recipe cards promoting the TV shows, "Burns and Allen" and "The Bob Crosby Show," and the cook book, "The Cook's Handbook" (send in 35ยข). The front end page has an Introduction by Mary Blake, Home Service Department, Carnation Company below a color drawing of a chef holding a large cornucopia of food. Amid the recipes for Easy Main Dishes, Casserole Cooking (including "Husband-pleasing" Chicken-Rice Bake) and Make Mine Creamy are illustrated instructions for Juicy Meat Balls, color photographs of two dishes and color drawings.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

Publisher: Carnation Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)


7 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. One-Dish Meals. 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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