Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Fort Brand Soups, Salads And Desserts


The front cover features a drawn color illustration of a vegetable farm between two yellow curtains followed by a platter of vegetables. The title "Fort Brand Soups, Salads and Desserts" is written in black and gray lettering at the top. In the bottom right corner there is a yellow signboard containing the phrase "How pure appetizing foods are prepared for your table." The left corner entails "Compliments of L.M. Madden 165 Clifton St., Rochester N.Y." written in black lettering. The back cover begins at the top with the heading "Fresh= Keep Fruits and Vegetables" and continues with eleven jars of fruits and vegetables. The bottom right corner contains the company name and address. The front end page entails a seal of approval from the Good Housekeeping Bureau of Foods, Sanitation and Health located in the center. Page one is a title page consisting of the title, author, edition number, and publisher information. Page two is an introduction page with a letter signed by Sophia B. Hurd. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of soups, vegetables, salads, pies, desserts, and Sunday night supper and the chafing dish. Each recipe includes all the ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. There are drawn illustrations throughout the inside pages of different prepared dishes and foods. The back end page begins at the top with "New York Canners Product In Tin And Glass" and is followed by a list of all fruits and vegetables that are available in cans.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Hurd, Sophie B.

Brand Name: Fort Brand

Publisher: New York Canners, Inc. (Rochester, N.Y.)


28 p.

17.8 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hurd, Sophie B.. Fort Brand Soups, Salads And Desserts. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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