Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Business Of Tempting Appetites


The front cover of the pamphlet is divided into three sections, with the top one featuring black title text (This Business Of Tempting Appetites) on a yellow background. The middle section features a color illustration of two salad plates, each with asparagus, on a black background. The bottom section has an orange background, with additional black text reading Simple And Economical Ways Of Giving Variety to Your Everyday Meals With California Canned Asparagus. The back cover features orange yellow and black bands, with five plates in all that have asparagus as an ingredient. Five inside pages promote asparagus, while most of the rest feature recipes, organized according to: Appetizers; Salads; Entrees; Served as a Vegetable; and Served on Toast.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Martin, Elner

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: Martin, Elner. The Business Of Tempting Appetites. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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