Food and Cookery for the Sick and Convalescent

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Little, Brown,, 1904 - 289 pages

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Page 19 - I have come to the conclusion that more than half of the disease which embitters the middle and latter part of life is due to avoidable errors of diet; and that more mischief, in the form of actual disease, of impaired vigor, and of shortened life, accrues to civilized man from erroneous habits of eating than from the habitual use of alcoholic drink, considerable as I know that evil to be.
Page 55 - September, when milk containing less than twelve per cent, of milk solids, or less than nine per cent, of rnilk solids exclusive of fat, or less than three per cent, of fat, shall be deemed to be uot of good standard quality.
Page 213 - As soon as boiling point is reached, add flour all at once, and stir vigorously. Remove from fire as soon as mixed, and add unbeaten eggs one at a time, beating, until thoroughly mixed, between the addition of eggs. Drop by spoonfuls on a buttered sheet, one and one-half inches apart, shaping with handle of spoon as nearly circular as possible, having mixture slightly piled in centre. Bake thirty minutes in a moderate oven.
Page 96 - White 1 egg }2 teaspoon salt 3% cups flour Add butter, sugar, and salt to milk ; when lukewarm, add dissolved yeast cake, white of egg well beaten, and flour. Knead...
Page 8 - The amount of heat given off in the oxidation 01 a given quantity of any material is called its "heat of combustion," and is taken as a measure of its latent or potential energy. The unit commonly used is the calorie, the amount of heat which would raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 C., or, what is nearly the same thing, 1 pound of water 4 F.
Page 97 - ... bread and hoecake can be made in the same lesson, since the first is made in the oven and the second cooked on a griddle on top of the stove. RECIPES. Corn Bread. 1 cup scalded milk. 1 teaspoon salt, i cup white corn meal.
Page 5 - There is not much in the way of experimental evidence to help us in coming to a conclusion on this point, but there is a prevailing belief among competent observers that in the diet of children, at least, a deficiency of fat cannot be replaced by an excess of carbohydrate, and that fat seems to play some part in the formation of young tissues which cannot be undertaken by any other nutritive constituent of...

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