Practical Sanitary and Economic Cooking Adapted to Persons of Moderate and Small Means

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American Public Health Association, 1890 - 190 pages
A discourse on scientific principles of cooking, the kitchen, foods and their preparation (including recipes. With 12 bills of fare (with dietary breakdowns) and 12 cold dinners for lunch boxes.

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Page 163 - Association, subject to the provisions of the constitution as to continuance in membership. They shall be selected with special reference to their acknowledged interest in or devotion to sanitary studies and allied sciences, and to the practical application of the same.
Page 164 - ... so proposed. On recommendation of a majority of the committee, and on receiving a vote of two thirds of the members present at a regular meeting, the candidate shall be declared duly elected a member of the Association. The annual fee of membership in either class, shall be five dollars.
Page 7 - But you ask, what are the special lessons to be learned of the foreign housewife ? We answer, chiefly self-denial and saving. Do not give up in despair because you have a small income and resign yourself to living meanly, in a hand to mouth fashion. Diligent study of the question and resolute abstention from luxuries will solve the problem, if it can be solved. We indulge ourselves and our children too much in what tastes good, while all the time we know we have not money enough to buy necessaries....
Page 74 - Flour. . ., . much more easily than we can our beans, and yet bean flour is not in the market, if we except the "prepared" sort in small, expensive packages. It seems that the best we can do is to cook beans well and sieve them; in that way we free them from the skins at least. The dried and split pea, though as Split Pea.
Page 70 - The best authorities say that without doubt the continued and severe diarrheas of small children are due to the fermentation of starch foods for which their digestive organs are not yet ready. These fermentations, the irritating action on the bowels of too much cellulose, and the loss of a good deal of proteid substance connected with it form the shady side of a vegetable diet. Even the ox, with his many stomachs, gets out of grass and unchopped hay only 60 per cent of the proteid and 50 per cent...
Page 125 - It must be mentioned that the price on which this family lived in comfort could not have been as low as it was but for one great help ; they had a small garden that furnished green vegetables and a little fruit. But then almost every family has some special advantage that would lower the rate somewhat ; one buys butter or fruit advantageously of friends in the country, another can buy at wholesale when certain staples are cheapest, still another may be able to keep a few fowls, and so on. Numerous...

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