Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Mealtime Messenger


The front cover of the pamphlet features title text in a yellow band bordered in purple reading Mealtime Messenger. Lower on the cover is a purple band trimmed in yellow with text reading Sugar Loaf Canned Vegetables. The two bands are laid over a color illustration, the left half of which features a farm with baskets of vegetables in the front. The right half has a can of peas being poured into a sauce pan. The back cover features four rows of canned vegetables, plus on the bottom row bottles of catsup and chili sauce. Most inside pages are dedicated to recipes, categorized according to: beets; corn; green beans; hominy; lima beans; peas; pumpkin; sauer kraut;spinach; succotash; tomatoes; miscellaneous. Product information is also provided, while the inside back cover features the code of ethics of the National Canners Association.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Sugar Loaf Canned Foods

Publisher: Sears & Nichols Canning Co. (Chillicothe, Ohio)


32 p.

17.1 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Mealtime Messenger. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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