Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

State Of Maine Potato Cook Book Tried And True Recipes


The front cover of the pamphlet is a drawing of a kitchen with fireplace and table set with a plate of meat and a steaming baked potato. The title is in a green decorative bordered blue box with white print. The back cover is white with a red, white and blue trademark for the brand, information about the brand and publisher's name and city. Inside the front cover is information from the Maine Potato Commission, Presque Isle, Maine and a thank you to the named recipe contributors. Inside the back cover is a letter entitled "How Maine Potato Research Affects You-The Consumer" by George F. Dow of the Agricultural Experiment Station of University of Maine at Orono. The inside features an index for recipes in the following categories: Baked Potatoes, Breads, Casseroles, Deep Fried Potatoes, Fish and Potatoes, Fried-In-The-Oven Dishes, Mashed Potato Variations, Pan Fried Dishes, Salads-Cold, Salads-Hot, Sweets, Top-Of-Stove Potatoes. There are sections entitled "Potatoes Can Help Balance Your Budget", "Potato Tips", "Home Storage Tips". Many of the recipes have a short recommendation from the contributor. The recipes are organized into the following chapters entitled: "Salads: For Hot Or Cold Weather", "Desserts: Sweet Endings To Good Meals", "Boiled Potatoes Variations For Taste Appeal", "Fried Dishes: For Cooked Potatoes Or Leftovers", "Fried Dishes: For Raw Potatoes", "Oven Dishes: For Cooked Potatoes Or Leftovers", "Oven Cookery: Baked And Scalloped Dishes", "Quantity Servings: For Church Or Club Affairs". There are photographs of famous buildings by name and city in Maine as well as of potato dishes throughout, as well as slogans promoting the brand.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Simonds, Payson Company, Inc. (Portland, Me.)

Brand Name: Maine Potatoes

Publisher: Maine Potato Commission (Presque Isle, ME)

1935 (ca.)

31 p.

17.7 x 12.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: State Of Maine Potato Cook Book Tried And True Recipes. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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