Everyday Housekeeping Volume 8

Everyday Housekeeping Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...with the landlady. Receptacles for keeping foods are usually few at first, but will accumulate rapidly later on. The grocery stores provide many articles in small quantities in tin boxes and glass jars, which are useful after their contents are consumed. Light housekeepers must depend upon the groceries and markets to keep their supplies rather than attempt to store large quantities. Among the groceries of greatest service are prepared flour, beef extract, boneless salt fish, cereals, shredded wheat biscuit, pulverized gelatine, the granulated tapiocas. It is interesting to notice the tendency in city groceries toward small packages of all sorts, and to see the pile of pound and two-pound bags of sugar already done up for those who purchase in small quantities. A two-quart saucepan with closely fitting cover, a tiny frying-pan, a measure cup, wooden spoon, paring knife and steel fork, with a few dishes for serving, will enable one to enjoy home cooking occasionally, and more utensils can be collected as needed. Creamed Eggs. Make one cupful ot white sauce with one rounding or two level tablespoonfuls each of butter and flour and one cupful of milk. Season with salt and pepper, and other flavors if desired. Have ready two or three eggs, yolks and whites beaten separ ately. Mix the yolks into the sauce first, and then fold in the stiff whites. Cook until firm, and serve heaped up on slices of toast. Coffee Cream. To one cupful of strong hot coffee add one level tablespoonful of pulverized gelatine already softened in two tablespoonfuls of water, and when that is dissolved stir in one generous tablespoonful of sugar and a speck of salt. Strain into a shallow dish, and when it begins to thicken beat vigorously with a fork till light and frothy. Then...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236613198
  • 9781236613196