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The Day's food in war and peace
([ca.1918])

Lesson VII: [Fruits and vegetables],   pp. 76-87 PDF (3.5 MB)


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SUPPER. 
Dried fish,   pound. 
Or cheese, p vound. 
Milk for soup, cocoa, or sauce on fish, 1 pint. 
Lettuce or a vegetable for use with milk in soup, 4 ounces. 
Rice, 1 cup, about 8 ounces. 
Bread, 8 slices representing 6 ounces of cereal. 
Fat in cooking or oil for salad, 1 ounce. 
Butter, 2 cubic inches, 1 ounce. 
Plain cake made with j cup or. 4 ounces sugar, 1 egg, 4 ounces flour, 2 
ounces fat, I cup milk. 
If to the foods in the above meals there are added 4 more ounces of rolled
oats, 4 pounds potatoes (12 medium-sized), I pound dates, * peck peas (4
cups shelled) or its equivalent in canned peas, 3 pounds apples (8 medium-
sized), and   cup corn meal, the bread can be omitted, the sugar reduced
by 
4 ounces, and the meat by I pound. The bills of- fare could then be somewhat
as follows: 
FOR FOUR PEOPLE. 
BREAKFAST. 
4 medium-sized oranges, 2 pounds. 
2 cups rolled oats (measured raw), 8 ounces. 
Milk, 1 quart. 
Potato cakes, using 4 potatoes (1j pounds) and j ounce fat. 
Butter, 2 cubic inches, 1 ounce. 
Dates, 4 ounces (12 to 16 dates). 
DINNER. 
Average-fat meat, 1 pound. 
Potatoes, 8 medium-sized, 3 pounds. 
Tomatoes, 1 pound. 
Peas, j peck. 
Butter or other fat, 2 cubic inches, 1 ounce. 
Pudding and sauce or shortcake made with 2 cups barley flour, 2 table- 
spoons or 1 ounce fat, I cup or 2 ounces sugar, 2 pounds fresh fruit or 
8 ounces dried fruit. 
SUPPER. 
Dried fish,   pound. 
Or cheese, A pound. 
Rice, 1 cup uncooked, about 8 ounces. 
Butter or other fat, 2 cubic inches, I ounce. 
8 cups milk 
Apple Indian pudding: 3 pounds apples (8 medium-sized) j cup corn 
meal, j cup molasses, 1 ounce fat. 


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