Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Carnation's Failure-proof Recipes


The front cover has a green background with a color photograph of sauce being poured over Carnation Creamed Dried Beef in a serving bowl. The title is in red print in a notched white circle. The top half of the back page is green with a promo for the radio show "Burns and Allen" with photographs of the two stars in notched white circles. Below on a pink background is information to send 25¢ for "Fun To Cook Book" with a picture of the pamphlet on a notched white circle on the left. At the bottom is "Carnation Evaporated Milk" and "the better-blending milk for all your cooking." The front end page has a table of contents with four photographs of recipes and a brief message from Mary Blake. There are recipes for Main Dishes (Welsh Rarebit, Chicken Tetrazzini, Creamed Seafood, Quick Tuna Bake, etc.), Hostess Hints (appetizers), Sauces (for ice cream and cheese), Baking and Desserts (custards, pies, cakes, etc.). Recipe pages have borders, dividers and line drawings in pastel colors and some recipes have color photographs.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

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


15 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. Carnation's Failure-proof Recipes. 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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