Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Housewife's Year Book Of Health And Homemaking

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The front cover features a drawing of a typical happy American family with a mother, father, son, and daughter. At the top, the title "The Housewife's Year Book Of Health And Homemaking" is written in white lettering against an orange background. The back cover contains a drawing of a typical grocer who says "I believe in the food way to health." At the bottom, there is a blank white block for a grocer's name and address to be written. The inside pages entail calendars for each month during the year of 1937, recipes, and informational topics about health. The recipes listed include All-Bran Muffins, All-Bran Refrigerator Rolls, All-Bran Waffles Supreme, All-Bran Gingerbread, All-Bran Butterscotch Refrigerator Cookies, and All-Bran Pancakes. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Some topics discussed throughout the inside pages are Gaining Weight, Health Meals, and Beauty Hints. All information is written in black lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kellogg's

Publisher: Kellogg Co. (Battle Creek, Mich.)


36 p.

20.3 x 13.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: The Housewife's Year Book Of Health And Homemaking. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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