The Complete Library Of Cooking - Volume 1

The Complete Library Of Cooking - Volume 1

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various phases of the subject of cooking as it is carried on in the
home. These books are arranged so that related subjects are grouped
together. Examination questions pertaining to the subject matter appear
at the end of each section. These questions will prove helpful in a
mastery of the subjects to which they relate. At the back of each
volume

Overview

various phases of the subject of cooking as it is carried on in the
home. These books are arranged so that related subjects are grouped
together. Examination questions pertaining to the subject matter appear
at the end of each section. These questions will prove helpful in a
mastery of the subjects to which they relate. At the back of each
volume is a complete index, which will assist materially in making
quick reference to the subjects contained in it.
This volume, which is the first of the set, deals with the essentials of
cooking, cereals, bread, and hot breads. In Essentials of Cooking,
Parts 1 and 2, are thoroughly treated the selection, buying, and care of
food, as well as other matters that will lead to familiarity with terms
used in COOKING and to efficiency in the preparation of food. In
Cereals are discussed the production, composition, selection, and care
and the cooking and serving of cereals of all kinds. In Bread and Hot
Breads are described all the ingredients required for bread, rolls, and
hot breads of every kind, the processes and recipes to be followed in
making and baking them, the procedure in serving them, and the way in
which to care for such foods.
Whenever advisable, utensils for the preparation of food, as well as
labor-saving devices, are described, so as to enable beginners in the
art of COOKING to become acquainted with them quickly. In addition, this
volume contains breakfast, luncheon, and dinner menus that will enable
the housewife to put into practical, every-day use many of the
recipes given.
It is our hope that these volumes will help the you to acquire the
knowledge needed to prepare daily meals that will contain the proper
sustenance for each member of your family, teach you how to buy your
food judiciously and prepare and serve it economically and
appetizingly, and also instill in you such a love for COOKING that you
will become enthusiastic about mastering and dignifying this art.
CONTENTS
ESSENTIALS OF COOKING
The Problem of Food
Selection of Food
Food Substances
Food Value
Digestion and Absorption of Food
Preparation of Food
Methods of Cooking
Heat for Cooking
Utensils for Cooking
Preparing Foods for Cooking
Order of Work
Table for Cooking Foods
Care of Food
Menus and Recipes
Terms Used in COOKING
CEREALS
Production, Composition, and Selection
Cereals as a Food
Preparation of Cereals for the Table
Indian Corn, or Maize
Wheat
Rice
Oats
Barley
Rye, Buckwheat, and Millet
Prepared, or Ready-to-Eat, Cereals
Serving Cereals
Italian Pastes
Breakfast Menu
BREAD
Importance of Bread as Food
Ingredients for Bread Making
Utensils for Bread Making
Bread-Making Processes
Making the Dough
Care of the Rising Dough
Kneading the Dough
Shaping the Dough Into Loaves
Baking the Bread
Scoring Bread
Use of the Bread Mixer
Serving Bread
Bread Recipes
Recipes for Rolls, Buns, and Biscuits
Toast
Left-Over Bread
HOT BREADS
Hot Breads in the Diet
Principal Requirements for Hot Breads
Leavening Agents
Hot-Bread Utensils and Their Use
Preparing the Hot-Bread Mixture
Baking the Hot-Bread Mixture
Serving Hot Breads
Popover Recipes
Griddle-Cake Recipes
Waffle Recipes
Muffin Recipes
Corn-Cake Recipes
Biscuit Recipes
Miscellaneous Hot-Bread Recipes
Utilizing Left-Over Hot Breads
Luncheon Menu
INDEX
ESSENTIALS OF COOKING (PART 1)
THE PROBLEM OF FOOD
1. Without doubt, the greatest problem confronting the human race is
that of food. In order to exist, every person must eat; but eating
simply to keep life in the body is not enough. Aside from this, the body
must be supplied with an ample amount of energy to carry on each day's
work, as well as with the material needed for its growth, repair, and
working power. To meet these requirements of the human body, there is
nothing to take the place of food, not merely any kind, however, but
the right kind. Indeed, so important is the right kind of food in the
scheme of life that the child deprived of it neither grows nor increases
in weight, and the adult who is unable to secure enough of it for
adequate nourishment is deficient in nerve force and working power. If a
person is to get the best out of life, the food taken into the body must
possess real sustaining power and supply the tissues with the necessary
building material; and this truth points out that there are facts and
principles that must be known in order that the proper selection of food
may be made, that it may be so prepared as to increase its value, and
that economy...

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ISBN-13:
2940013946026
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Publication date:
02/16/2012
Series:
The Complete Library Of Cooking , #1
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