Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mirro-Matic Pressure Pan - Directions, Timetables, Recipes - Economy Model [1961]


The front cover has a large illustration of a beef roast on a platter with potatoes and carrots. The Mirro-Matic logo is on the upper left outlined in red with the title in black. The Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval is in the upper right corner. Economy Model is at the bottom in white on a black background. The back cover has the Mirro-Matic logo to the left of "America's most wanted Pressure Pan" above the Underwriters' Laboratory seal. Five features are listed in black with red bullets. There is a black band at the bottom. The front end page has a table of contents and instructions on replacement of the safety fuse. The first page has a black-and-white drawing of a woman holding this booklet as she is about to taste something on a spoon above "An Adventure In Good Cooking" with an overview of the Mirro-Matic. There is a warning that "This model not designed for pressure canning." There is an illustrated list of Mirro-Matic parts, "Important!" warnings, six illustrated steps to cooking with the Mirro-Matic, 11 "Important Don'ts," how to clean the Mirro-Matic, Mirro-Matic features with illustrations and how the Mirro-Matic saves vitamins, flavor and time. There are tables for cooking various foods: Fresh Vegetables, Dried Vegetables, Dried Fruits, Cereals, Meats, Soups and Chowders, Fish and Sea Food, Frozen Vegetables, Fresh Fruit and Pasta. There are illustrated pages of other Mirro products: deluxe models of pressure pans, aluminum cooking utensils, electric housewares, cookware with DuPont Teflon, chrome Mirro, covered bakeware, jet-stream styled cookware, cookie press, Copper-tone molds and even-heating bakeware.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Mirro Aluminum Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)


58 p.

17.8 c 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Mirro-Matic Pressure Pan - Directions, Timetables, Recipes - Economy Model [1961]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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