Farm Homes In-doors and Out-doors

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byE. H. Leland

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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.1881 Excerpt: ... PEACHES. Barnard's Yellow Eare-ripe, Large Early York, and Mixon's Free, are all first-class varieties. It is a consoling fact to people living above the peach "belt" that this fruit is now so nicely preserved by the "evaporation" process. It is much cheaper than the canned fruit, and when gently stewed in a thin white-sugar syrup is very delicious. CHAPTER X. THE BEST POODS--AND SOME BEST METHODS OP PREPARING THEM. "The best human food," writes an eminent physician, "I believe to be Wheat--the king of grains! It contains all the flesh-forming, nerve-producing, bone-making, fatcreating elements of nutrition. Bread is, indeed, the Staff of Life, and wheat is the perfection of bread. I know of no article of food which so perfectly sustains all the powers of the human system as wheat properly cooked and eaten in its integrity." By integrity the Doctor means in its complete and unadulterated wholeness. There is no division as to the desirableness of pure wheat flour. No one wants to eat chalk, alum, or plaster of Paris, and the farmer who has his wheat ground under his own eyes, and his bread made at home, is happily spared all "refinements" of this sort in his daily loaf. The open question is, whether the fine, white portion of the wheat alone, or the whole grain ground together, makes the healthiest bread for the human family--the majority of investigators favoring the whole grain. Prof. Thurber says: "In fine flour the percentage of starch is much greater, and that of the albuminoids and earthy matters less, than in the whole grain; consequently this is not so nutritious as a flour which more nearly represents the wheat itself. Pure 'Graham' flour should consist of the whole wheat ground fine, but much that is sold under this name is merely bran and shorts s...

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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.1881 Excerpt: ... PEACHES. Barnard's Yellow Eare-ripe, Large Early York, and Mixon's Free, are all first-class varieties. It is a consoling fact t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217835279

ISBN - 13:9780217835275

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