Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Asparagus For Delicacy & Variety


The front cover of the pamphlet features title text reading Asparagus For Delicacy & Variety, then beneath a color illustration of spears of asparagus on a plate, with a green beverage glass and a green rose bowl with pink and yellow roses behind it, more text that reads Simple And Economical Ways To Put Distinction Into Everyday Meals. The back cover features an ornate frame around a red rectangle inside which are black and white illustrations of three different packages of California Asparagus. Text reads Packed In 3 Sizes Of Can - Tips In Small Square And Round Cans. Long Spears In Tall Square Cans. Inside pages are primarily dedicated to recipe and menu suggestions, organized according to: Appetizers; Soups; Salads; Served as a Vegetable; In Main Course Dishes; and Special Occasion Dishes.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: De Graf, Belle

Brand Name: California Canned Asparagus

Publisher: Canners League of California (San Francisco, Calif.)

1930 (ca.)

24 p.

15.9 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: De Graf, Belle. Asparagus For Delicacy & Variety. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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