A Collection of Delectable Recipes, Tried and True

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The Ladies, 1898 - Community cookbooks - 100 pages
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Page 2 - We may live without poetry, music, and art ; We may live without conscience, and live without heart ; We may live without friends ; we may live without books ; But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
Page 24 - ... restorer of exhausted power ; but its quality must be good, and it must be carefully prepared. It is highly nourishing and easily digested, and is fitted to repair wasted strength, preserve health, and prolong life. It agrees with dry temperaments and convalescents; with mothers who nurse their children; with those whose occupations oblige them to undergo severe mental strains ; with public speakers and with all those who give to work a portion of the time needed for sleep. It soothes both stomach...
Page 2 - We may live without friends ; we may live without books ; But civilized man cannot live without cooks. He may live without books, — what is knowledge but grieving ? He may live without hope, — what is hope but deceiving ? He may live without love, — what is passion but pining ? But where is the man that can live without dining ? XX.
Page 24 - It [Cocoa] is a perfect food, as wholesome as delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power; but its quality must be good, and it must be carefully prepared. It is highly nourishing and easily digested, and is fitted to repair wasted strength, preserve health, and prolong life. It agrees with dry temperaments and convalescents; with mothers who...
Page 24 - Ho. 1 Chocolate is the best plain chocolate in the market for family use. Their German Sweet Chocolate is good to eat and good to drink. It is palatable, nutritious, and healthful ; a great favorite with children. Baron von...
Page 75 - Then add 1 cupful of sugar and enough vinegar to make 2 quarts in all. Boil this mixture until it thickens and is smooth, stirring all the time. Then add the vegetables and cook till well heated throughout.
Page 97 - Do noble things, not dream them all day long ; And thus make life, death, and that vast forever, One grand sweet song.
Page 17 - If either the sponge or the dough be permitted to overwork itself — that is to say, if the mixing and kneading be neglected when it has reached...
Page 17 - ... GENERAL DIRECTIONS. The first thing required for making wholesome bread is the utmost cleanliness; the next is the soundness and sweetness of all the ingredients used for it; and, in addition to these, there must be attention and care through the whole process. Salt is always used in bread-making, not only on account of its flavor, which destroys the insipid raw state of the flour, but because it makes the dough rise better. In mixing with milk, the milk should be boiled—not simply scalded,...

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