Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Keen Kutter Cook Book

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The front cover is a rust color with text written in a black lettering. At the top, the trade mark symbol for Keen Kutter is located inside an upside down triangle. The triangle is outlined with swirly lines that create a design on all sides of the triangle. Below the triangle, the word Cook Book is written right above a drawn illustration of a Keen Kutter latched onto a table. Underneath, the publisher "Simmons Hardware Co., Inc., Manufacturers and Distributors. U.S.A." is listed. The back cover is a plain rust color consisting of only the Keen Kutter trade mark symbol. The inside pages begin with a title page and continue with description and diagram pages. The diagram page shows the different sizes available and which parts belong to each machine. The following pages entail various recipes in which the food chopper can be utilized. Such recipes include soups, cabbage, dumplings, salads, sandwiches, and croquettes. There are dishes from America, England, Germany and France. The last inside page is a plain red color with only the Keen Kutter trade mark symbol located on it.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Keen Kutter

Publisher: Simmons Hardware Co., Inc., Manufacturers and Distributors (St. Louis, Mo.)

1890 (ca.)

31 p.

6.3 x 3.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Keen Kutter Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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