Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Housewife's Almanac, A Book For Homemakers

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The front cover features a drawing of a man, woman, and a little boy holding a wire-haired terrier. The title "The Housewife's Almanac, A Book For Homemakers" is written in white and green lettering inside of a green circle below the illustration. The back cover contains a drawing of a grocer holding a box of Kellogg's All-Bran in front of two shelves of Kellogg's products. Below, there is a promotion written in black lettering against a blue background. The inside pages are dedicated to several items including a calendar of every month during the year of 1938, recipes, time tables, and various informational topics. The recipes listed include All-Bran Muffins, All-Bran Brown Bread, Banana All-Bran Nut Bread, All-Bran Griddle Cakes, All-Bran Butterscotch Refrigerator Cookies, All-Bran Biscuits, and Honey All-Bran Pudding. All recipes entail a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish. Some of the topics discussed throughout the inside pages include Interesting Facts for Radio Fans, Amusing and Helpful Facts from the World of Science, Dream and Their Meaning, and 100 Words Often Mispronounced. All information is written in black lettering. There are also drawn colored illustration located throughout the inside pages.

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 Almanac, A Book For Homemakers. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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