Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Canning Up-To-Date Methods And Equipment

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The front cover features a photograph by WHM of a farmer carrying apples, a mother peeling apples, and a daughter closing a jar of apples. The title "Home Canning Up-To-Date Methods and Equipment" is written in black lettering above and below the illustration. The back cover is outlined with a pink, white, and black frame with a promotion for canning located in the center and written in black lettering. The inside pages are split into many different topics about canning. Some of the topics discussed include Why Can, Definitions of Canning Terms, Steps In Canning, Detecting Spoilage, and Good Canning Equipment Pays. There are step-by- step directions for canning such foods as beans, fruits, meats, vegetables, and soups. Pages seventy five through seventy seven entail a "Time-Table For Processing Fruit." The last inside page is titled "The IHC Agriculture Extension Department" and contains informational paragraphs describing the seven divisions. There are black and white photographic illustrations located throughout the inside pages.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Wigent, Zella

Brand Name: International Harvester

Publisher: International Harvester Co. (Chicago, Ill.)


78 p.

22.9 x 15.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Wigent, Zella. Home Canning Up-To-Date Methods And Equipment. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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