Bulletin Volume 1-6

Bulletin Volume 1-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... paper, sealed and tied with ribbon. Fancy packing is an occupation which calls for skilled and experienced workers. In the larger factories box wrapping, tying and bow making are in the hands of a special group of workers, and in some places are even to be found as three separate occupations, especially during the months spent in preparing for the Christmas trade. Women in this group are usually able to sit at their work and often have a little room to themselves, where they can work undisturbed. From the packing department the goods pass out of the hands of women employees, as the storage and shipping departments of all large factories are entirely in charge of men. II. Caramels and Hard Candy. Making.--Caramels are made of the same ingredients and in the same way as is cream fondant, with the addition of fresh or condensed cream, but are cooked to a temperature of about 275 F. The hot syrup is then drawn off and poured onto marble or water-jacketed cooling slabs. After the mass has cooled sufficiently it is marked off in squares, and later is cut by machinery. Hard candy contains a larger proportion of glucose than cream mixtures, and is cooked until all the moisture is well boiled out. It is then poured onto cooling slabs and "worked" by. hand for a while in order that it may cool evenly and contain no air bubbles. If nuts are to be added they are now worked in and the batch is then spread out on the slab and cut or stamped into pieces of the desired shape and size. In the preparation of certain varieties such as ribbon candy, molasses chips, kisses and other chewing pieces, the batch of hot candy is first kneaded for a while in the usual way, and then is pulled out by hand or machine until it is cold. The making of...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682296X
  • 9781236822963