Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Standard Electric Cookery And Diet Planning

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The front cover features a drawn black and white illustration of a woman in a dress carrying a cake. Below the illustration, the title "Standard Electric Cookery and Diet Planning" is written in black lettering against a aqua color. At the bottom, the phrase "A simplified guide to better cooking" is written in white lettering. The back cover is a plain aqua color. The inside pages begin with a title page that entails the title, price, and publishing information. Page two consists of "A Word About This Book" written by the Home Economics Department of Standard Electric Manufacturing Corporation. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of meats, fish, soups, eggs, vegetables, sandwiches, cakes, pies, candies, cookies, and biscuits. Pages fifty nine through sixty eight include "Balanced Menus" for all meals. Some of the balanced oven dinners include riced potatoes, fried chicken, green beans, suet pudding and vitamin salad. The last inside page is dedicated to "Personal Recipes," where one can write down any recipes of their own.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Standard Electric Stoves

Publisher: Standard Electric Stove Co. (Toledo, Ohio)


96 p.

19.4 x 13.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Standard Electric Cookery And Diet Planning. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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