Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Household Hints

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This file consists of fifteen two-fold, six-panel leaflets, all with the same title (Household Hints), dimensions and general format. In a color band at the top of the front panel is the title text and below it Place In Your Recipe File. Beneath that band is either a black and white photograph or a similar drawing of the dish represented by the recipes on the inside panels. Subtitles for each leaflet appear either over the illustration or in another band at the bottom of the panel. The back panel on each leaflet includes an advertisement for Lansing Ice & Fuel Co., some promoting new refrigerators, ice deliveries, plus other services of or greetings from the company. The fifteen leaflets address: 1) Vegetable Flower Fancies; 2) Breads for Breakfast; 3) Sauce Selections; 4) Cookery; 5) Egg Entrees; 6) Frozen Smoothies; 7)Lazy Day Cake; 8) Party Pies; 9) Victory Ice Cream Recipes; 10)Ideas for Christmas Fixin's; 11) Cold Drinks for Summer Days; 12) Candies for Christmas; 13) Sweet Breakfast Breads; 14) Canape Capers; and 15) Recipes for Cold Drinks on Hot Days. Recipes and accompanying black and white photographs make up inside panels.

Donor: Foust, Julie Chamberlain

Brand Name: Lansing Ice & Fuel

Publisher: Lansing Ice & Fuel Co. (Lansing, Mich.)

1950 (ca.)

15.2 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Household Hints. 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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