Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Roper Microwave Cooking


The front cover has a colorful photo of a carafe of wine, a meat dish with cheese and tomato sauce, and a wooden barrel filled with bread sticks. The back cover continues the photograph, with asparagus, potatoes, mushrooms and cauliflower. The inside is a guide to microwave cooking, and a collection of recipes. Chapters are divided into: The No-Nonsense Basics; Terms and Procedures; Microproof Cookware; Let's Use the Oven; Appetizers; Soups; Meats; Poultry; Seafood; Eggs and Cheese; Pasta, Rice, Cereals; Vegetables; Sandwiches; Hot Drinks; Fruits, Puddings, Pies, Sauces; Cakes, Cookies, Candies; the Whole Meal Method; Index. There are color photographs and cooking guide charts throughout the book, and an Index in the back of the book. Recipes include Beef Tacos, Fillet of Fish Almondine, Red Cabbage Sweet and Sour, Cherry Cheese Pie, Devil's Food Cake, and Ruby Pears. Book is spiral bound.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Roper Stoves

Publisher: Benjamin Co., Inc. (New York, N.Y.)


176 p.

26 x 18.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Roper Microwave Cooking. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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