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Rabbit Cooking Recipes from 1918

Posted July 28, 2014 by admin with Comments Off on Rabbit Cooking Recipes from 1918 in Food

Rabbits may have been a problem in the U.S. and Australia in the first half of the 20th century, but they also provided an important food source for poorer families. These article from the Ladies Home Journal offers lots of different recipes for cooking rabbits. JACK RABBITS have for many years been regarded as pests in the Southwest. That they should ever become a staple article of food, as well as a money-maker for the Red Cross country units of Oklahoma, was a surprise to even the wide-awake country club women who, by judicious newspaper publicity, frequent rabbit drives and skillful cooking, created both demand and supply. Not only did they furnish the city markets, but they first cut oft …

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Creole Cookery of Old New Orleans 1923

Posted July 3, 2014 by admin with Comments Off on Creole Cookery of Old New Orleans 1923 in Food

WHAT the Latin Quarter is to Paris, the Vieux Carre is to New Orleans, a spot unique, distinctive and alluring; and here are to be found the French Market and the many restaurants where, as of old, though not quite the same, one may partake of those dishes which have had almost as much to do with perpetuating the fame of New Orleans as its notable battle, its Mardi Gras or its charming balconies of iron lace. For to the initiated Creole cookery means the best cookery in the world, since the word “Creole” has the same significance to the dweller in Louisiana as the word “Knickerbocker” to the New Yorker. It stands for the best there is in ancestry …

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Bread Making

Posted May 18, 2014 by admin with No Comments in Food

IMPORTANCE OF BREAD AS FOOD 1. BREAD is sometimes defined as any form of baked flour, but as the word is commonly understood it means only those forms of baked flour which contain some leavening substance that produces fermentation. The making of bread has come down through the ages from the simplest methods practiced by the most primitive peoples to the more elaborate processes of the present day. In truth, to study the history of bread making would amount to studying the accounts of the progress that has been made by the human race. Still, in order that the production of bread from suitable ingredients may be fully understood, it will be well to note the advancement that has been …

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Free Muffin Recipes from 1924

Posted April 15, 2014 by admin with No Comments in Food

BLUEBERRY MUFFINS. – Muffins containing blueberries can be made successfully only in blueberry season, but other fruit, as, for example, dates, may be used in place of the blueberries. Cranberries are often used in muffins, but to many persons they are not agreeable because of the excessive amount of acid they contain. BLUEBERRY MUFFINS (Sufficient to Serve Six) 3 Tb. fat 1/3 c. sugar 1 egg 1 c. milk 2-1/4 c. flour 1/2 tsp. salt 4 tsp. baking powder 1 c. fresh blueberries Cream the fat, and add the sugar gradually. Then stir in the beaten egg and milk. Reserve 1/4 cupful of flour, and mix the remainder with the salt and the baking powder. Stir the dry ingredients into …

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War Bread in Peace Time

Posted October 5, 2013 by admin with No Comments in Food

BELGIUM and France might have been encouraged by the good news from the nutrition chemists at Williamstown about the prospect of food from the air and sun, and also by the black case they made out against white bread. For the Belgian and French people have gone back on the war basis of “black bread” as part of the national effort to economize, pay off their debts, and redeem their depreciated currency. The plight of Belgium and France is a striking example of the stubborn facts of the actual world. The bills for war may be put off, but they cannot be dodged. And the money that has been spent in war is gone. It has not been transformed into …

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