Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Rickoff's Cook Book

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Text on the book's front cover reads Rickoff's Cook Book, then beneath an illustration, Lima Tea Co., Quality Mail Order House, Lima, Ohio. The illustration on the front cover has a decorative border, but the drawing is partially obscured by a strip of masking tape used to hold the torn cover together. The drawing appears to be of a woman and a child. The back cover features another drawing, a tin of Lima Tea Co. Home Made Baking Powder, noted as Absolutely Pure. Above the drawing is text reading The Kind To Use. Text beneath the illustration is partially torn and incomplete. Inside pages feature more than a hundred recipes, plus additional remedies, household tips, and advertisement for other company products. Recipes are categorized according to: Bread; Coffee and Tea; Canned Fruits/Preserves; Cakes/Cookies/Doughnuts; Eggs and Cheese; Fish; Ice Cream and Ices; Jellies; Meats; Oysters; Poultry/Game; Puddings; Pastry/Pies; Pickles; Soups; Salads and Salad Accompaniments; Sauces for Meats and Puddings; Sick Room Dietary; Vegetables.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Art Press (Lima, OH)

Brand Name: Lima Tea

Publisher: Lima Tea Co. (Lima, Ohio)


128 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Rickoff's Cook Book. 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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