The Housekeepers Friend
The brown front cover of the pamphlet features a sketch of multiple designs, one of which appears like a check. The title text reads The Housekeepers Friend, then printed on the check, A Collection Of New And Valuable Recipes, Compiled by Smith, Hanway & Co., Baltimore. Beneath the check is more text, Manufacturers Of Patapsco Baking Powder (and Trade Mark Registered). The back cover features a similar design, including the check, plus a drawing of a Victorian flower pot and a round plate with flowers and fruit on it. Inside pages include recipes, household hints, product advertisements, testimonials and an index. Recipes are categorized according to: Bread; Waffles; Cakes; Puddings; Dumplings; Custards; Pastry; Soups; Salads; plus a Miscellaneous grouping that features mostly main dishes. Also, The Sick Room includes recipes for persons who are ill. The back cover also features additional promotional text, Patapsco Flavoring Extracts Powdered & Liquid, plus a reference to a wholesaler, Crossland & Shirk, Wholesale Grocers, Indianapolis, Ind.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Brand Name: Patapsco Baking Powder
Publisher: Smith, Hanway & Co. (Baltimore, Md.)
15.2 x 10.2 cm
- Baking Powder
- Cooking for the Sick
- Main Dishes
- Household Tips
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: The Housekeepers Friend. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=8735