Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Teen-Time Cooking With Carnation


The front cover has a color illustration of two young men tying an apron on a young woman below the title in blue and red. The back shows the young woman putting an apron on a male teenager. the title page has an illustration of a young woman in blue sitting on a stool reading a red folder below the title and above the author's name and title. There is a Table of contents opposite an illustration of a young woman lying on several colored pillow in thoughtful repose above an introduction. "First rules of the kitchen road" tells how the "smart homemaker" prepares, beginning with "Puts on an apron as she goes into the kitchen." There are tips on kitchen safety, steps to dish washing and "There's a right way to shop, too!" Recipes include main dishes (South of the border noodles and beef, Speedy spaghetti and meat balls, Chili dogs), picnic fare, salads, ice cream and "Five-minute fudge for the girls." There are tips on party planning and cooking for a crowd. The last page is a message from Mary Blake, Director of Carnation Home Service Department, promoting the use of Carnation Evaporated Milk in recipes. There are color drawings throughout depicting teenagers in various activities.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

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


16 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. Teen-Time Cooking With Carnation. 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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