Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cooking With A Surprising Difference


The wrap-around cover has a color photograph of a woman on the telephone behind a table with oranges, a molded salad and a coffee server. Behind is yellow, orange and white wallpaper. On the back cover is a white pedestal plate to the right of a cook top with a copper pot. Behind is a window with yellow curtains and cornice. The first page has an illustration and signed letter by Mary Blake, Director, Home Service Department. Two pages describe with words and illustrations the categories of recipes: Lazy Weekenders, Handy Homemakers, Mortgage-Minders, Managing Mothers and A Smart Hostess. At the end is "Discover the surprising cooking with Carnation," a two-page promotion for using Carnation Evaporated Milk for milk, cream, whipping and cooking and information on other Carnation products. The last page has an index.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Blake, Mary

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

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


45 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Blake, Mary. Cooking With A Surprising Difference. 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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