The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

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Fannie Merritt Farmer (1857-1915) brought standardization to American recipes through her immensely popular cookbook, first published in 1896. She was influential in the fields of nutrition and domestic science.
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Overview

Fannie Merritt Farmer (1857-1915) brought standardization to American recipes through her immensely popular cookbook, first published in 1896. She was influential in the fields of nutrition and domestic science.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781174649639
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 8/9/2011
  • Pages: 766
  • Product dimensions: 1.53 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 9.69 (d)

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CHAPTER III BEVERAGES A BEVERAGE is any drink. Water is the beverage 2 provided for man by Nature. Water is an essential to life. All beverages contain a large percentage of water, therefore their uses should be considered: I. To qucnch thirst. IL To introduce water into the circulatory system. III. To regulate body temperature. IV. To assist in carrying off waste. V. To nourish. VI. To stimulate the nervous system and various organs. VII. For medicinal purposes Freshly boiled water should be used for making hot beverages ; freshly drawn water for making cold beverages. Tea is used by more than one-half the human race; and, although the United States is not a tea-drinking country, one and one-half pounds are consumed per capita per annum. All tea is grown from one species of shrub, TJiea, the leaves of which constitute the tea of commerce. Climate, elevation, soil, cultivation, and care in picking and curing all go to make up the differences. First-quality tea is made from young, whole leaves. Two kinds of tea are considered: Black tea, made from leaves which have been allowed to ferment before curing. Green tea, made from unfermented leaves artificially colored. The best black tea comes from India and Ceylon. Some familiar brands ate Oolong, Formosa, English Breakfast, Orange Pekoe, and Flowery Pekoe. The last two named, often employed at the " five o'clock tea," command high prices; they are made from the youngest leaves. Orange Pekoe is scented with orange leaves. The best green tea comes from Japan. Some familiar brands are Hyson, Japan, and Gunpowder. From analysis, it has been found that tea is rich in proteid, but taken as an infusion acts as a stimulant rather thanas a nutrient. The nutriment is gained from sugar and milk serv...
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2012

    OCR'd

    This HAS been OCR'd. It may be usuable but it seems some numbers are missing. So you will have to guess amounts

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2012

    Cookbook

    Very good and delicious recipes

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2011

    Strange

    I have always loved the F Farmer cookbook however this has strange letters etc

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2012

    Fannie fooled me

    Bought this edition and only got 112 pages. These pages did not include any real recipes. Can you say, "Rip off?"

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