Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin
Kelley, Elizabeth B.
Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin. Bulletin no. 18: some home conveniences PDF (936.0 KB)
to go to church, or on a long drive, confident that on returning home the dinner will be ready to be served. There is no food more poorly prepared than the "staff of life". The bread mixer does away with aching arms, poorly kneeded bread, and means the saving of time and strengRM. Why use unsanitary wooden bowls and dull chopping knives when, by means of a meat grinder, bread, meat or crackers are as finely chopped in five minutes as they would be in half an hour by the With a vege- o ld slaw, chips, apple fritters may treat. E gg besaters beat. old method. table slicer Saratoga pie, or apple be a daily an d cream air into eggs and cream in ab out one- fourth the time it takes to beat it in with a fork and makes it pos- sible to have whipped cream many times a week. Accuracy in measuring goes farther than almost anything else in insuring suc- cess in cookery. Then why not have scales and a measuring cupp? A spatula, a two-edged knife used to remove the last of the food material from the bowl in which it was mixed and to remove cakes from pans after baking has many uses in a kitchen. In this day of canned goods a can opener is indispensable. Every- farmer who values the peace and happiness of his home will procure these conveniences thereby saving the strength and nerves of the housewife, and every mother who wishes to devote more time and energy to the proper rearing of her family will feel in duty bound to learn to use the mechanical devices her husband secures for her. The price of the health of the housewife may be equal to the cost of a motor car. Which do you prefer? Why not have both? But "women first please."
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