Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Price List And Cooking Receipts

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The front cover begins at the top with the title "Price List and Cooking Receipts" written in black lettering. Below, there are four sketches of home scenes in circles advertising Florence Stoves. At the bottom, the company name and address are stated in black lettering. The back cover contains a black and white sketch of men around a Florence stove on the beach while another man sits on a rowboat. Below, there is another sketch of a sailboat named Florence out at sea with the words "Florence Hurricane Oil Stoves" written at the top in black lettering. The front end page entails the table of contents. The inside pages are made up of illustrations plus information of the different models of the Florence Cook Stove and cooking receipts. The receipts are divided into ten categories: Soups, Fish, Eggs, Bread, Poultry, Game, Salads, Meats, Vegetables, and Pastry. All receipts entail detailed directions on how to prepare the dish written in black lettering. Each model contains an illustration, prices, and a description. The back end page contains a promotion for the "Florence" stove and a black and white sketch of the factory.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Florence Oil Stoves

Publisher: Dinsmore Manfg. Co. (Boston, Mass.)


36 p.

14.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Price List And Cooking Receipts. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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