Domestic economy for girls by various writers, ed. by E.T. Stevens, Band 1

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Edward Thomas Stevens
1876
 

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Seite 43 - Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt; Four times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And twice with vinegar procured from town; And lastly o'er the flavoured compound toss A magic soupcon of anchovy sauce.
Seite 258 - And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them ; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Seite 160 - It has now been proved, by the most convincing experiments, that gelatine, which by itself is tasteless, and when eaten excites nausea, possesses no nutritive value ; that, even when accompanied by the savoury constituents of flesh, it is not capable of supporting the vital process, and when added to the usual diet as a substitute for plastic matter, does not increase, but on the contrary diminishes the nutritive value of the food, which it renders insufficient in quantity and inferior in quality...
Seite 17 - THE CRUST OF BREAD I MUST not throw upon the floor The crust I cannot eat; For many little hungry ones Would think it quite a treat.
Seite 170 - Before you drink it, shake up the oatmeal well through the liquid. In summer drink this cold ; in winter hot. You will find it not only quenches thirst, but will give you more strength and endurance than any other drink. If you cannot boil it, you can take a little oatmeal mixed with cold water and sugar, but this is not so good ; always boil it if you can. If at any time you have to make a very long day...
Seite 170 - ... liquid. In summer, drink this cold ; in winter, hot. You will find it not only quenches thirst, but will give you more strength and endurance than any other drink. If you cannot boil it, you can take a little oatmeal mixed with cold water and sugar, but this is not so good ; always boil it if you can. If at any time you have to make a very long day, as in harvest, and cannot stop for meals, increase the oatmeal to Jib., or even fib., and the water to three quarts, if you are likely to be very...
Seite 43 - Two large potatoes, passed through kitchen sieve, Unwonted softness to the salad give. Of mordent mustard add a single spoon — Distrust the condiment which bites so soon ; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt.
Seite 170 - When you have any heavy work to do, do not take either beer, cider, or spirits. By far the best drink is thin oatmeal and water, with a little sugar.
Seite 48 - February ; and, as if its character had not been generally known, it is added — that " the root is very near the nature of the Jerusalem artichoke, although not so good and wholesome, but that it may prove good for swine.
Seite 103 - I did send for a cup of tea (a China drink), of which I had never drunk before.

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