Food and Freedom: A Household Book

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Harper & brothers, 1918 - Cookery - 252 pages
 

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Page 34 - ... That all who leave will not come back — That some must pay the closing toll And "go West" on the twilight track ; That Fate has marked, from pawn to king. The name of each who has been drawn To look upon his final spring When April's sky rides out from dawn. But what of that, where, down the road, Each has the chance to prove, at par, The steel-shod manhood of his soul Against whatever odds there are ; The chance to suffer — and to grow — That some day, when the flags are furled, The children...
Page 11 - ... stabilize prices in the essential staples ; second, to guard our exports so that against the world's shortage we retain sufficient supplies for our own people and to cooperate with the allies to prevent inflation of prices; and, third, that we stimulate in every manner within our power the saving of our food in order that we may increase exports to our allies to a point which will enable them to properly provision their armies and to feed their peoples during the coming winter.
Page 47 - ... and as an adjuvant to our diet, we cannot as a nation maintain the position as a world power to which we have arisen. The keeping of dairy animals was the greatest factor in the history of the development of man from a state of barbarism.
Page 11 - Allies to prevent inflation in prices. And, third, that we stimulate in every manner within our power the saving of our food in order that we may increase exports to our Allies to a point which will enable them to properly provision their armies and to feed their peoples during the coming winter. "The Food Administration is called into being to stabilize and not to disturb conditions and to defend honest enterprise against illegitimate competition.
Page 49 - Conservation as an economic and political term has come to mean the preservation of our natural resources for economical use, so as to secure the greatest good to the greatest number. In the development of this country, in the hardships of the pioneer, in the energy of the settler, in the anxiety of the investor for quick returns, there was very little time, opportunity, or desire to prevent waste of those resources supplied by nature which could not be quickly transmuted into money...
Page 6 - The food waste in the household, the experts assert, results in large measure from bad preparation and bad cooking, from improper care and handling, and, in well-to-do families, from serving an undue number of courses and an over-abundant supply and failing to save and utilize the food not consumed. As an instance of improper handling, it is discovered that in the preparation of potatoes, 20 per cent of the edible portion in many cases is discarded.
Page 1 - Let me suggest, also, that every one who creates or cultivates a garden helps, and helps greatly, to solve the problem of the feeding of the nations; and that every housewife who practices strict economy puts herself in the ranks of those who serve the Nation. This is the time for America to correct her unpardonable fault of wastefulness and extravagance. Let every man and every woman assume the duty of careful, provident use and expenditure as a public duty, as a dictate of patriotism which no one...
Page 74 - There is no royal road to food conservation. It can be accomplished only through sincere and earnest daily co-operation In the 20.000,000 kitchens and at the 20,000,000 dinner tables of the United States.
Page 33 - Wis., and by the United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, Washington, DC...

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