Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cook Book: Worcester Salt [1931]


The front cover is orange with a white frame and shows a drawing of a woman chef pouring a canister of Worcester Salt into a mixing bowl with an egg shell on the right and a measuring cup on the left. Cook Book is in black lettering in the upper right with Worcester Salt below the drawing. At the bottom is "It takes the best to make the best" in white. The back cover is white with an orange frame and a large drawing of a two-pound canister of Worcester Iodized Salt in orange, black and white. At the top is "For table and cooking" and "Prevents simple Goiter" is at the bottom. The front end page has the orange, black and white drawing of the canister of salt with "The Salty Salt" above and "Flows Freely" below. The back end page has "unrivalled for cooking" and "wax wrapped carton" above and below an orange, black and white drawing of a box of Worcester Salt. Below are black-and-white drawings of bags of Worcester Salt("Always uniform, Smooth fine grain"), Quick-Freezing Ice Cream Salt ("Saves time and energy") and Special Salt for Farm Use ("Kiln dried, Easy to handle.") The title page has "These recipes, prepared especially for the Worcester Salt Cook Book, will be found delicious and economical. Try them!" Below is the company name and address. A promotion, "For Delicious Seasoning Use Worcester Salt" precedes the table of contents. There are recipes for soups, fish and eggs, fritters, meats, vegetables, salads, baking and desserts, followed by Health Uses For Worcester Salt, In The Kitchen With Worcester Salt, About The Home With Worcester Salt, and How Worcester Salt Is Made. The last page lists the awards received by Worcester Salt.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Nevins-Church Press (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Worcester Salt

Publisher: Worcester Salt Co. (New York, N.Y.)


32 p.

15.2 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Cook Book: Worcester Salt [1931]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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