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WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY

VOLUME TWO

MILK, BUTTER, AND CHEESE

EGGS

VEGETABLES

WOMENS INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES, Inc.

PREFACE

This volume, which is the second of the Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, deals with such essentials of diet as the dairy products milk, butter, and cheese the protein food, eggs, and the energy producing nutrients, vegetables.

In Milk, Butter, and Cheese , Parts 1 and 2, are explained the place that milk occupies in the diet, its composition, grades, and the dishes for which it is used; the purchase, care, and use of butter and butter substitutes; and the characteristics, care, and varieties of both domestic and imported cheeses, as well as a number of excellent recipes for cheese dishes. A luncheon menu, in which a cheese dish is substituted for meat, is of interest in this connection, for it shows the housewife, early in her studies, not only how to combine dishes to produce a balanced meal, but also how to make up a menu in which meat is not needed.

In Eggs are discussed the nutritive value of eggs, the ways in which to select, preserve, cook, and serve them, and how to utilize left over eggs. So many uses have eggs in the diet and so nourishing is this food that too much attention cannot be paid to its preparation. In this lesson, also, is given a breakfast menu to afford practice in preparing several simple dishes usually served in this meal.

In Vegetables , Parts 1 and 2, every variety of vegetable is discussed as to food value, preparation, place in the meal, and proper methods of serving. With such a fund of knowledge, the housewife will be well equipped to give pleasing variety to her meals.

In addition to the instruction in these matters, there are a large number of illustrations, which make clear the important details in every process employed and in many recipes show certain steps as well as the finished result. With such detailed information, it is our desire that as many of the recipes as possible be tried, for it is only through constant practice that the rules and principles of cookery will become thoroughly instilled in the mind. Nothing is of more value to the housewife than such a knowledge of food and its preparation, for, as every one knows, proper diet is the chief requisite of good health.

To be of the greatest assistance to the woman in the home is the purpose of these volumes to relieve her household tasks of much of their drudgery and to help her come to a realization of the opportunity for good that is hers. In no better way can she create happiness and contentment in her home than by preparing appetizing, nutritious meals and serving them in the most attractive manner.

CONTENTS

MILK, BUTTER, AND CHEESE Milk in the Diet Composition of Milk Products Obtained from Milk Characteristics of Wholesome Milk Grades of Clean Milk Preserved Milk Milk in the Home Recipes for Milk Dishes and Sauces Economical Use of Butter Flavor and Composition of Butter Purchase and Care of Butter Cooking With Butter Serving Butter Butter Substitutes Characteristics and Care of Cheese Imported Cheese Domestic Cheese Serving Cheese Recipes for Cheese Dishes Luncheon Menu

EGGS Description of Eggs and Place in the Diet Nutritive Value of Eggs Selection of Eggs Preservation of Eggs Cooking of Eggs Serving of Eggs Egg Recipes Use of Left Over Eggs Breakfast Menu

VEGETABLES Variety in Vegetables Structure, Composition, and Food Value Purchase and Care of Vegetables Classification of Vegetables Methods of Preparing and Cooking Vegetables Sauces for Vegetables Asparagus and Its Preparation Beans and Their Preparation Beets and Their Preparation Brussels Sprouts and Their Preparation Cabbage and Its Preparation Carrots and Their Preparation Cauliflower and Its Preparation Celery and Its Preparation Corn and Its Preparation Cucumbers and Their Preparation Eggplant and Its Preparation French Artichokes and Their Preparation Greens and Their Preparation Jerusalem Artichokes and Their Preparation Kohlrabi and Its Preparation Lentils and Their Preparation Mushrooms and Their Preparation Okra and Its Preparation Onions and Their Preparation Parsnips and Their Preparation Peas and Their Preparation Peppers and Their Preparation White Potatoes and Their Preparation Sweet Potatoes and Their Preparation Radishes and Their Preparation Salsify and Its Preparation Squash and Its Preparation Tomatoes and Their Preparation Turnips and Their Preparation Vegetable Combinations Serving Vegetables

MILK, BUTTER, AND CHEESE (PART 1)

MILK

MILK IN THE DIET

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