Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Beans Enjoyable The World Over Grown In Michigan

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The front cover is orange with Beans in block letters at the top. There is a suitcase with a bean dressed up as a man next to it. The rest of the title is below the suitcase. The price 10ยข is in the lower right corner. The back cover is white with a photograph of a table setting with a pink overlay. Below that is a paragraph on "All those Vitamins and Minerals" which concludes with Happy Eating! The front end page has cartoon characters around Michigan Beans Delicious Anytime Anywhere. Below that is a note that Boston may have made them famous... but Michigan grows them! The back end page has the history of the Beautiful Bean Queens and the Commission?s Research Grants. Page one has a brief note on the Michigan Bean Industry and the state logo. Recipes included are main dishes, main dishes with sausage, Spanish beans, the French touch with cheese, Kidney beans, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches and Appetizers, and Miscellaneous facts. Famous recipes included are House Bean Soup, Senate Bean Soup, several presidents and generals, Jacqueline Kennedy?s Baked Beans, Delmonico?s Menu 1834, and Governor Romney?s Favorite Soup.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Michigan Beans

Publisher: Michigan Bean Commission (Lansing, Mich.)

1963 (ca.)

35 p.

18.4 12.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Beans Enjoyable The World Over Grown In Michigan. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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